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Saint-Donat

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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:
301st Bombardment Group, 6 March-6 August 1943, B-17 Flying Fortress

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

English Heritage's record description

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Service

Units

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

Aircraft

  • 42-30319

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/43; Gore 26/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Morrison 8/6/43; Assigned 419BS/301BG St Donat 6/7/43; Oudna 6/8/43; transferred 49BS/2BG Massicault 7/10/43; 9m 419BS/301BG Oudna 14/11/43; 44m 414BS/97BG Amendola 10/5/44; Missing in...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2016 15:48:49 466thHistorian Changes to usaaf to date
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-Donat_Airfield

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2016 15:48:18 466thHistorian Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date and history
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-Donat_Airfield

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