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    Livingstone Airfield (34 Mile) Northern Territory Australia
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Norman Wilford 1943

Location
Livingstone Airfield was located roughly 34 miles south of Darwin, along the highway. To the north was Hughes Field (30 Mile). Also known as "Livingstone Field" or "34 Mile". Some wartime references incorrectly spelled the location as "Livingston Field".

Wartime History
This aircraft was used by Allied fighter aircraft during the defense of Darwin.

Naming
Known as 34 Mile unitl renamed "Livingstone Field" in honor of P-40E Warhawk 41-24873 piloted by Lt. John Livingstone who was killed on April 4, 1942.

Allied units based at Livingstone
U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF)
49th Fighter Group, 9th Fighter Squadron (P-40E Warhawk) May-August 1942
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

457 Squadron (Spitfire)

References
Protect & Avenge page 38 (photo), 49 (photo), 50 (map)

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Last Updated
September 24, 2018

 

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