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A disturbing visit to an old air base

...base near the southern tip of Japan. Kamikaze pilots received training here and were...transformed into the "Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots." The museum building is an...The children are being taught that the kamikaze pilots represent the highest expression...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013110/opi_557067159.shtml
Opinion
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...stood between the coast and Big Diomede, and the expedition scouted its next move by helicopter."There were these crazy Kamikaze pilots; they had all served in Afghanistan," Brelsford recalled. "They were these old Soviet helicopters - they had no...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/melting-ice-curtain-pt-2
State
Smack talk gets Fairbanks woman behind wheel

...in the ranks, but also more than her fair share of crashes and her nickname."I was driving when the car got the nickname Kamikaze," she said. "This year, I got a taste of it and pushed it a little more. I didn't try to hit people, but I hit people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-05/smack-talk-gets-fairbanks-woman-behind-
State
Meet the 'snappy looking' common merganser

...species also found in local waters. The kids take after mom all 6 to 14 of them.These chicks are fearless; they make a kamikaze leap to the ground from their nest up in mature tree cavities several days after hatching. They have to wrestle up their own...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-09/meet-snappy-looking-common-merganser
Outdoors
Overstreet writes of world wars and city battles

...Walter J. Hickel's deputy chief of staff. He survived kamikaze dive bomb attacks in World War II, fought four capital move...the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Portland and relates tales of kamikaze attacks and naval battles in the Pacific. He was aboard the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080100/Loc_overstreet.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Walter J. Hickel's deputy chief of staff. He survived kamikaze dive bomb attacks in World War II, fought four capital move...the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Portland and relates tales of kamikaze attacks and naval battles in the Pacific. He was aboard the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080100/Loc_overstreet.shtml
Nonfiction for the new year

...be hard to tell who was in power. "Kamikaze Diaries," by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney...destroys the Western stereotype of the kamikaze pilot. The majority of the students...patriotic pilot that most Westerners imagine kamikaze to be, the young men's attitudes vary...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010507/boo_20070105011.shtml
Books
World War II vet offers view on don't ask, don't tell

...realized that there were gay guys on his ship during a battle drill. He was 18 and his ship was in areas that were threatened by kamikaze fighters, the suicide planes of the Japanese. "We had a general quarters call," he said. Sailors had to run to their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110110/opi_729241629.shtml
Opinion
Three Juneau teams reach finals at State Cup soccer tourney

...Reign's loss on Friday, the team allowed three goals to the Kamikaze in the first half but shut them out in the second - giving...confidence entering today's finals, where they'll face the Kamikaze again. On Saturday, Aaron Badilla scored three unassisted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081003/spo_soccer.shtml
Sports
Juneau soccer teams win three State Cup titles

...been over for us," Doug Badilla said. On the eighth shot, Juneau's Kevin Craig got the ball past the Kamikaze keeper. The Kamikaze shooter aimed for the left corner, but his shot hit the left post and bounced out to give Juneau the win...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081103/spo_soccer.shtml
Sports

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