Landing Ground 174
|Landing Ground 174
|Part of Ninth Air Force|
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|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
It was used by the Ninth Air Force of the United States Army Air Forces during the Western Desert Campaign by the British Eighth Army, which the 57th Fighter Group, flew P-40 Warhawks from on 16 September-5 November 1942.
Close examination of aerial photography of the hard desert about 10 miles east of El Alamein shows some evidence of disturbance which could indicate where it existed.
- Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
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