Manduria Airfield

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Manduria Airfield
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Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1943
In use 1943-1945
Manduria Airfield is located in Italy
Manduria Airfield
Manduria Airfield
Location of Manduria Airfield, Italy

Manduria Airfield is a World War II airfield in Italy, located approximately 5 km north of Manduria, and about 390 km east-southeast of Naples. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force and later Fifteenth Air Force B-24 Liberator heavy bomber airfield.

In aerial imagery, the main runway, taxiways and many dispersal pads are clearly evident.

References

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

  • 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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