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Pigeon pilots vs. kamikazes

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The story about local World War II U.S. Navy veteran Don Gilbertson includes mention of his harrowing experience when a Japanese suicide plane hit his ship during the Battle of Okinawa.

A few months back, Hudsonite Sam Nooger stopped by with an interesting story about the Navy's answer to the kamikaze. "It's a little known story that may have never been told before," the 94-year-old former engineer said.

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