…..He loved that little car, and it was far from the last Toyota we had in our family.
But then, he was always pretty open-minded; I remember one war story he told. He was in charge of the engine room in an LCT (Landing Craft Tank).
GyGRet (Photo credit: GunnyG1345)
At one point a Japanese pilot (wisely) decided not to give his life for the Emperor as a Kamikaze, and downed his plane in the sea.
The skipper told the men to just shoot the pilot, but Dad was having none of that.
He got them to go over and pick the pilot up, and as far as we know, the pilot did survive the war……
via A War Is Coming? Nah! | Strike-The-Root: A Journal Of Liberty.