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Goubrine Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 35°32′08.76″N 010°38′40.63″E / 35.5357667°N 10.6446194°E / 35.5357667; 10.6446194
Built 1943
In use 1943-1944
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Goubrine Airfield is located in Tunisia
Goubrine Airfield
Location of Goubrine Airfield, Tunisia

Goubrine Airfield is an abandoned military airfield in Tunisia, about 10km south of Manzil Kāmil; 145km south-southeast of Tunis. Its last known use was by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force in 1943 during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. It was used by the following units:

After the Americans moved out, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. Today, the precise location of the field can not be determined, as agricultural use has erased all evidence of its existence.

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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