Why do kamikazes wear helmets?
(I seriously would like to know, i'm not trying to be funny at all).
No, aenaea. I am not sure, that is why I am asking. When I have seen photos it looked like helmets, that's all.... Boy some people can make you feel sorry for being curious.
- PaladinLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Actually, I don't think they did wear helmets, but rather a leather flight hat.. But that's just from the pictures I've seen.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
I agree with Paladin. Those weren't helmets that they wore but feather lined caps to keep warm. I think pilots only started to wear helmets after jets were invented. Check with a military history buff to be sure.
- darthclownLv 41 decade ago
The helmets had the radios in them. The pilots needed to be able to communicate. Also, the zeros didn't have heaters (left out to reduce weight) so they kept their heads warm.
- AppleLv 51 decade ago
I've actually asked a lot of people this question before too and gotten nothing but laughs.
If I had to guess, I'd say it's because there's a chance that something could happen before the pilot gets to his destination and they don't want him to be so badly injured that he can't be sent out again.
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- almostdeadLv 41 decade ago
They wear the broken helmets that the living soldiers cannot use anymore.
It's an easy way to get rid of the trash. They also stock the plane with garbage and useless items.Source(s): former kamikazee pilot
- Dave_StarkLv 71 decade ago
To keep their heads and ears warm when at altitude in the open cockpit, and to be able to hear their radios.
- xLv 51 decade ago
Just in case they slip in the shower before heading to the crash.
Hey bluffMike, how's it going?
- WolfieLv 71 decade ago
For the same reason they have an expiration date on SOUR CREAM!!!!!!!! LOL
- 1 decade ago
why, are you sure they wear helmets?