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  • The Suicide Boats of Wangan Islet (在望安嶼的日軍神風自殺艇)

    The Suicide Boats of Wangan Islet (在望安嶼的日軍神風自殺艇)

    Most people have heard of Kamikaze pilots, but I’m embarrassed to admit I knew nothing of the Shin’yō suicide boats that Japan employed against Allied vessels during WWII. So, scootering around Wangan Islet (望安嶼) just after dawn on Sunday, I was amazed to find the Yuanyang Cave (鴛鴦窟) area, the site of one of two [...]

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