Because the tokkōtai operation was a guarantee of death, the top military officers, quite hypocritically, decided not to make this operation an official part of the imperial navy or army, where orders were issued in the name of the emperor. They preferred to make it appear that the corps was formed voluntarily and that men volunteered to be pilots.
Nestled in the Piedra River valley surrounded by San Juan National Forest land, Rocking River Ranch is a place of stunning natural beauty and exceptional privacy. Occupying 887 acres in southwest Colorado, Rocking River is 17 miles west of picturesque Pagosa Springs and 35 miles east of Durango. Unmatched surface water rights manifest in two lakes, three ponds, irrigation channels as well as portions of Devil Creek and the Piedra River. Views of the stunning Chimney Rock National Monument lie to the southeast, where echoes of bygone civilizations still reverberate over the land.
Rogan’s new home measures in at a 10,890 square feet with eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The property is located in Lake Austin. Some of the neighboring homes are owned by the likes of haircare billionaire John Paul DeJoria and Sandra Bullock. Price: $14.4 million.