Nazi Megastructures (2015): S02E05 – Kamikaze Suicide Bombers


Nazi Megastructures is a documentary television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel and a spinoff of the broader Megastructures television series.

The series also aired as Nazi Mega Weapons under PBS in the US.

Outline of Series 02, Episode 05

As American naval forces hand Japan defeat after defeat Japan turns in desperation to the Kamikaze. The tactic proves effective against smaller ships but does not fails to sink a major vessel. Japan turns to an rocket propelled human guided bomb known as the Ohka and a torpedo know as the Kaiten. German considers a Kamikaze version of the V-1 rocket and later employs Kamikaze fighter attacks on Allied bombers.

Nazi Megastructures Series

A full index of the Nazi Megastructures series can be found here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 04 February 2015 (US).
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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