Montesquieu Airfield was a World War II military airfield in Algeria, located in the mountains near M'Daourouch, about 112 km southeast of Constantine. Its precise location is undetermined. It was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers and was used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force during the North African Campaign against the German Afrika Korps.
- 320th Bombardment Group, April-29 June 1943, B-26 Marauder
- 325th Fighter Group, 5 April-3 June 1943, P-40 Warhawk
|Part of Twelfth Air Force|
|Coordinates||36°04′27.64″N 007°49′14.28″E / 36.0743444°N 7.8206333°E|
|Controlled by||United States Army Air Forces|
When the Americans moved east to Tunisia in June 1943, the airfield was dismantled and abandoned. There are several possible locations of the field visible in aerial photography in the mountains just north of M'Daourouch, but its precise location can not be determined.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
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