Cattolica Airfield

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Cattolica Airfield
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Coordinates43°57′42″N 12°41′00″E / 43.96167°N 12.68333°E / 43.96167; 12.68333 (Approximate)
TypeMilitary Airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built1944
In use1944
Cattolica Airfield is located in Italy
Cattolica Airfield
Cattolica Airfield
Location of Cattolica Airfield, Italy

Cattolica Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy, which was located in the vicinity of Cattolica (Provincia di Rimini,Emilia-Romagna); about 230 km north-northeast of Rome. It was a temporary all-weather airfield used by the 332d Fighter Group between 4 May and 18 July 1945.

Today, part of the land on which the airfield existed is located in Santa Monica circuit of Misano Adriatico[1] near Cattolica.

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

Further reading[edit]

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. 521p. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.

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