Oudna Airfield

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Oudna Airfield
Twelfth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png Patch 15th USAAF.png
Coordinates36°38′09.22″N 010°05′48.86″E / 36.6358944°N 10.0969056°E / 36.6358944; 10.0969056
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built1943
In use1943
Oudna Airfield is located in Tunisia
Oudna Airfield
Oudna Airfield
Location of Oudna Airfield, Tunisia

Oudna Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Tunisia, which was located approximately 7 km southwest of La Mohammedia; about 14 km south-southwest of Tunis It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign as a heavy B-17 Flying Fortress bomber airfield. Known units assigned were:

Today the airfield is nearly indistinguishable from the agricultural fields in the area. A faint outline of dispersal pads and taxiways, along with a single-lane agricultural road which is the remnant of the main runway, are visible in aerial photography.

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 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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