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Saint-Donat Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 36°06′38.66″N 005°59′19.72″E / 36.1107389°N 5.9888111°E / 36.1107389; 5.9888111
Built 1942
In use 1942-1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Saint-Donat Airfield is located in Algeria
Saint-Donat Airfield
Location of Saint-Donat Airfield, Algeria

Saint-Donat Airfield was a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located near Tadjenanet in Mila Provience; approximately 63km southwest of Constantine. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force as a heavy bomber (B-17 Flying Fortress) airfield during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. Known units assigned to the field were:

Due to the limited amount of aerial photography available, it is not possible to precisely determine the location and condition of the airfield today.

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
  • USAFHRA search for Saint-Donat Airfield

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