Saint-Leu Airfield

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Saint-Leu Airfield
Twelfth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png
Part of Twelfth Air Force
Coordinates35°48′21.89″N 000°16′05.42″W / 35.8060806°N 0.2681722°W / 35.8060806; -0.2681722
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
In use1942-1943
Saint-Leu Airfield is located in Algeria
Saint-Leu Airfield
Saint-Leu Airfield
Location of Saint-Leu Airfield, Algeria

Saint-Leu Airfield was a military airfield in Algeria, near the city of Bettioua, about 45 km northeast of Oran.

During World War II it was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 319th Bombardment Group during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps. The 319th flew B-26 Marauder medium bombers from the airfield between 11 and 18 November 1942.[1]


  1. ^ Mark. "Historie eng (2)". Campix. Retrieved 2015-09-14.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website

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