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Chofu


Photograph of reenactment of special attack departure ceremony at Chofu airfield

National Archives. Via ww2db.com

Chofu (139.56E 35.66N) was the location of a major Japanese Army airfield west of Tokyo. 17 Air Brigade was based here with 44 Ki-27 "Nate" fighters, constituting the main air defense of the Tokyo area when war broke out in the Pacific.

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