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Guskhara Airfield

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
Coordinates23°28′18″N 087°47′39″E / 23.47167°N 87.79417°E / 23.47167; 87.79417
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built1944
In use1944-1945
Battles/warsBurma Campaign 1944-1945

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.

History

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

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website [www.afhra.af.mil].

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4
  • www.pacificwrecks.com - Guskhara keyword search

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