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hirobeeJune 11, 2017
第二次世界大戦末期、戦況が悪化の一途を辿る中に於いて海軍士官により〝魚雷〟を人が操縦する特攻兵器〝回天〟が作られました。元々海軍工廠に於いて過剰となっていた〝93式酸素魚雷〟に操縦席をつけたものですが、直径僅か1mの操縦席は大変狭く、構造上の制約なども多々あった〝不完全〟なものでした。元来の93式魚雷の倍の炸薬を搭載し、搭乗員もろとも体当たりする典型的な〝特攻兵器〟でした。 当初は搭乗員の脱出設備... more »More naval officers in the end World War II, traces the deteriorating situation in "torpedo" suicide weapon to steer people towards "kaiten" made. In the Navy Yard had originally become excessive "type 93 oxygen torpedoes" to the structural constraints, many were wearing a pilot's seat is very narrow, seat diameter of only 1 m "incomplete", was. Charge times the nature of type 93 torpedo with a crew down to RAM a typical "suicide weapon" was. Executives say cannot be allowed as a weapon to get crew escape facilities initially still cannot solve the problem, even though weapons are employed. It was the kaiten aboard submarines and carrier went to war, were fired by the instruction, even if the tadori着kenakute purpose ship to recover the lead fire = death to ungodly things. In addition because of the difficulty of handling many accidents during training, there are martyrs. The kaiten and the driving force behind reviving the war remained in the infantry landing craft, a destroyer and supply ship of three ships led to the sinking. 143, were killed including the duty, on the other hand young average age of 21.1 went scattered into the ocean. It is one of the little island, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Otsu (oodzu) Island, Seto Inland Sea. Kaiten Memorial Museum umashima Island Elementary School on 0/1968 (1968)-11-20, opened. Then redesigned 0/1998 (1998) 11 / 8, today. Personnel were killed, and other exhibits many artifacts in the kaiten on suicide sortie to memorabilia crammed with are side by side. Cares outside erected it there are many indoor exhibits to see and I think that's the "kaiten" of overwhelmed by the number on the nameplate of the kaiten fatalities along both sides of the aisle to the Museum entrance gate and monument. You can enjoy the extensive peaceful Seto Inland Sea is located on the heights of the island State, but on the other hand must not forget that suicide island was large Tsushima in more than 70 years ago, and again notice. Is not to mention the right or wrong of the war now, but it is as it during World War II family and country feeling, sorties over the life of their own, young adolescents who had certainly "historical" must... I thought so.
高井 正May 16, 2017
神風特攻隊と比べれば遥かに認知度が低い回天ですが、是非とも多くの人に来て見て知ってほしいと思います。 また、横山秀夫著の”出口の無い海”という本を読んでから来ると更に理解度は高まると思います。 日本人なら一度は来るべき場所です。 more »I would want to know if it kamikaze special attack Corps and compared to much lower awareness kaiten, means a lot of people came to look at. Also, I think comes from reading a book next to Steven Buchanan by "no exit"an increased level of understanding further. This is the place to come once the Japanese.
オキMarch 10, 2017
回天で出撃し大海に散華した若者の遺書は涙無しには読めません。鹿児島の知覧は幾分観光化されているように感じますが、ここは全くそのようなこともなく、ただただ頭が下がる思いでした。 more »Testaments of the sorties in the kaiten into the ocean the young cannot read with no tears. Chiran in Kagoshima feels somewhat by tourism are like, here was a thought no such thing at all, just head down.
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