Saburo Sakai

Saburo Sakai

Saburo Sakai was a Japanese air ace who was shot in the face during a dogfight in World War 2. Blind in one eye and partially paralyzed, “he flew upside down to prevent blood from blinding his other eye.” He flew for five hours to get back to the base, made his report and then had surgery without anesthesia.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: BadassPeople

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies