Air General Army
|Air General Army|
|Type||Air defense headquarters|
|Engagements||Air raids on Japan|
The Air General Army (航空総軍 Kōkū Sōgun) was a Japanese military unit responsible for the defense of the country against Allied air raids during the last months of World War II. The Air General Army was formed in April 1945 to better coordinate Japan's air defenses in response to the mounting air offensive against Japan and the expected invasion of the country later that year. The army was disbanded following the end of the war.
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