Oudna Airfield

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Oudna Airfield
Twelfth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png Patch 15th USAAF.png
Boeing B-17F 42-29513 in flight, 1943.jpg
346th Bombardment Squadron B-17F 42-29513
Coordinates 36°38′09.22″N 010°05′48.86″E / 36.6358944°N 10.0969056°E / 36.6358944; 10.0969056
Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1943
In use 1943
Oudna Airfield is located in Tunisia
Oudna Airfield
Oudna Airfield
Location of Oudna Airfield, Tunisia

Oudna Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located approximately 7 km southwest of La Mohammedia; about 14 km 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.

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

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