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Guskhara Airfield

Guskhara Airfield is a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield in India used during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945. It is now abandoned.

Guskhara Airfield
Tenth Air Force - Emblem (World War II).png
Part of Tenth Air Force
Guskhara, India
Guskhara Airfield is located in India
Guskhara Airfield
Guskhara Airfield
Coordinates 23°28′18″N 087°47′39″E / 23.47167°N 87.79417°E / 23.47167; 87.79417Coordinates: 23°28′18″N 087°47′39″E / 23.47167°N 87.79417°E / 23.47167; 87.79417
Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1944
In use 1944-1945
Battles/wars Burma Campaign 1944-1945

HistoryEdit

Guskhara was a photo-recon base for the Tenth Air Force during 1944-1945. Its primary tenants were the following units:

20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron 5 January-26 March 1944
24th Combat Mapping Squadron 5 January 1944 - February 1945
40th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 18 July-9 August 1944

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

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