During the Second World War, the Pacific Theatre was characterised by particularly drastic military strategies. The Japanese Airforce, in the last stages of war, deployed the first suicide squadrons against its enemies, inflicting terror and wholescale destruction upon US Navy vessels and personnel. Perhaps what is little known is that there were similar strategies planned in the German Luftwaffe. As the Allies were making greater progress in the Western Theatre, the German High Command devised ever more innovative and ultimately ever more horrific terror tactics. Coined Reichenberg IV, there began the production of manned and more targeted V-1 weapons. The Selbstopfermänner: suicide squadrons.