Landing Ground 174
|Landing Ground 174|
|Part of Ninth Air Force|
|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
It was used by the Ninth Air Force of the United States Army Air Forces during the Western Desert Campaign by the British Eighth Army, which the 57th Fighter Group, flew P-40 Warhawks from on 16 September-5 November 1942.
Close examination of aerial photography of the hard desert about 10 miles east of El Alamein shows some evidence of disturbance which could indicate where it existed.
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . 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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