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Manduria Airfield
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Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 40°26′33.11″N 017°37′49.33″E / 40.4425306°N 17.6303694°E / 40.4425306; 17.6303694
Built 1943
In use 1943-1945
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Manduria Airfield is located in Italy
Manduria Airfield
Location of Manduria Airfield, Italy

Manduria Airfield is a World War II airfield in Italy, located approximately 5km north of Manduria, and about 390km east-southeast of Naples. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force and later Fifteenth Air Force B-24 Liberator heavy bomber airfield.

In aerial imagery, the main runway, taxiways and many dispersal pads are clearly evident.

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.
  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0892010975

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