Official Kamikaze portrait of Ueshima Takeo


  • Wings of Defeat... examines the frantic, desperate nationalism that engulfed Japan toward the end of the war."

  • Unearthing rare Japanese military propaganda and training material used to instruct potential kamikaze pilots, Wings of Defeat also includes perspectives from military historians and the recollections of American servicemen who survived kamikaze attacks.

    New York Times
  • With first-rate production values added, this worthy documentary sheds new light on a poorly understood aspect of World War II."