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    Nawadih Airfield  India

Location
Lat 23°40′27″N Long 086°11′57″E Located at Nawadih.

Wartime History
During late September 1943, Nawadih was the first base in India for the 311th Bombardment Group (Dive) was redesignated the 311th Fighter-Bomber Group (311th FBG) on September 30, 1943. Its 382rd, 383rd and 384th Bombardment Squadrons (Dive) are redesignated 528th, 529th and 530th Fighter-Bomber Squadrons. Nawadih remained open as a combat communications radio relay facility for C-46 Commando and C-47 Dakota airfield until September 15, 1945 when it was closed.

American Units Based at Nawadih
311th BG, HQ September 14 - October 11 - Sept 30, 1943 redesignated 311th FBG - October 1943 Dinjan
311th BG, 382d BS (A-36A) US September 14 - 30, 1943 redesignated 528th FBS - October 19, 1943 Dinjan
311th BG, 385th BS (A-36A) US September 17 - 30, 1943 redesignated 529th FBS - October 19, 1943 Dinjan
311th BG, 384th BS (A-36A) US - September 20 - 30, 1943 redesignated 530th FBS - October 18, 1943 Dinjan

Today
Abandoned since the war.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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