Saint-Donat Airfield

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Saint-Donat Airfield
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Part of Twelfth Air Force
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301st Bombardment Group B-17F attacking Tervi, Italy, on 11 August 1943.
Coordinates36°06′38.66″N 005°59′19.72″E / 36.1107389°N 5.9888111°E / 36.1107389; 5.9888111
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built1942
In use1942-1943
Saint-Donat Airfield is located in Algeria
Saint-Donat Airfield
Saint-Donat Airfield
Location of Saint-Donat Airfield, Algeria

Saint-Donat Airfield was a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located near Tadjenanet in Mila Province; approximately 63 km southwest of Constantine. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force as a heavy bomber (B-17 Flying Fortress) airfield during the North African Campaign. Known units assigned to the field were:

Due to the limited amount of aerial photography available, it is not possible to precisely determine the location and condition of the airfield today.

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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.
  • USAFHRA search for Saint-Donat Airfield

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