Manduria Airfield

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Manduria Airfield
Twelfth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png Patch 15th USAAF.png
Coordinates40°26′33.11″N 017°37′49.33″E / 40.4425306°N 17.6303694°E / 40.4425306; 17.6303694
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built1943
In use1943-1945
Manduria Airfield is located in Italy
Manduria Airfield
Manduria Airfield
Location of Manduria Airfield, Italy

Manduria Airfield is a World War II airfield in Italy, located approximately 5 km north of Manduria, and about 390 km east-southeast of Naples. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force and later Fifteenth Air Force B-24 Liberator heavy bomber airfield.

In aerial imagery, the main runway, taxiways and many dispersal pads are clearly evident.

References[edit]

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

  • 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) [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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