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Oudna Airfield
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Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 36°37′52.16″N 010°06′01.93″E / 36.6311556°N 10.1005361°E / 36.6311556; 10.1005361
Built 1943
In use 1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Oudna Airfield is located in Tunisia
Oudna Airfield
Location of Oudna Airfield, Tunisia

Oudna Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located approximately 7km southwest of La Mohammedia; about 14km south-southwest of Tunis It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign as a heavy B-17 Flying Fortress bomber airfield. Known units assigned were:

Today the airfield is nearly indistinguishable from the agricultural fields in the area. A faint outline of dispersal pads and taxiways, along with a single lane agricultural road which is the remnant of the main runway are visible in aerial photography.

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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