Sousse Airfield

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Sousse Airfield
Twelfth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png
Part of Twelfth Air Force
Coordinates 35°49′38.86″N 010°37′55.15″E / 35.8274611°N 10.6319861°E / 35.8274611; 10.6319861 (Approximate)
Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1943
In use 1943
Sousse Airfield is located in Tunisia
Sousse Airfield
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 left of its existence in aerial photography of the area.

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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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