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Chartres Airdrome

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

The 323rd Bombardment Group was stationed at Chartres Airdrome from September 21, 1944 thorugh October 12, 1944.

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Date Contributor Update
19 June 2018 15:08:13 Lucy May Changes to name and history

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2016 22:03:48 JMF Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date and history