Nawadih Airfield

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Nawadih Airfield
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Part of Tenth Air Force
Nawadih, India
Nawadih Airfield is located in India airports
Nawadih Airfield
Nawadih Airfield
Coordinates 23°40′27″N 086°11′57″E / 23.67417°N 86.19917°E / 23.67417; 86.19917 (Approximate)
Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1944
In use 1944-1945
Battles/wars Burma Campaign 1944-1945

Nawadih Airfield is a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield in India used during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945. It is now abandoned.

History[edit]

The airfield was the temporary home of the 311th Fighter Group during September and October 1943 prior to its moving east into West Bengal and closer to the front lines in Burma. It remained open as a combat communications radio relay facility and C-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain transport airfield until 15 September 1945 when it was closed.

References[edit]

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

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