Saint-Donat

Airfield

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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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 301st Bomb Group 97th Bomb Group 414th Bomb Squadron 419th Bomb Squadron 49th Bomb Squadron

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Date2 Nov 2016 15:48:49
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