I don't remember if I went through this in the article but I remember grazing over that topic a little bit. Kamikaze attacks were much more successful and more damaging than standard bombing runs on American ships due to multiple factors. These include better accuracy through a kamikaze attack and more damage. Such tactics were used as evidence by the US government to paint the "Japs" as savages leading to such use of nuclear weapons to not be looked down upon by the American public.

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