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Sousse Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
Type Military Airfield
Coordinates 35°49′38.86″N 010°37′55.15″E / 35.8274611°N 10.6319861°E / 35.8274611; 10.6319861 (Approximate)
Built 1943
In use 1943
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Sousse Airfield is located in Tunisia
Sousse Airfield
Location of Sousse Airfield, Tunisia

Sousse Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located in the vicinity of Sousse. It was a temporary airfield used by the United States Army Air Forces Twelfth Air Force 31st Fighter Group which flew two squadrons of Supermarine Spitfires from the field between 9-19 June 1943

When the Americans pulled out the airfield was abandoned. There is no evidence of its existence in aerial photography of the area.

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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