German Kamikaze

By Helmuth Ellgaard (1913-1980) (Familienarchiv Ellgaard) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

In World War 2, the Germans had a special air force command of 2000 planes called Sonderkommando Elbe (Special command named after the river Elbe), which were supposed to ram Allied planes in midair. Yes, you read that correctly.