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Pages: 27. Chapters: Giebelstadt Army Airfield, Griesheim Airport,
Mainz Finthen Airport, Munster-Handorf Airfield, Trier-Fohren
Airport, Storck Barracks, RAF Gutersloh, Kassel-Rothwesten
Airfield, Kitzingen Army Airfield, Lippstadt Airfield, Katterbach
Kaserne, Eschborn Airfield, Mendig Air Base, Nordholz Naval
Airbase, Lechfeld Airbase, Braunschweig Airport, Strassfeld
Airfield, Limburg Airfield, Schweinfurt Army Heliport, Merzbruck
Airport, Bad Langensalza Airport, Biblis Airfield, Gablingen
Kaserne, Vogelsang Airfield, Herzogenaurach Airport, Eschwege
Airfield, Straubing Wallmuhle Airport, Kelz Airfield, Bad Kissingen
Airport, Braunshardt Airfield, Bindlacher Berg Airport, Furth
Airfield. Excerpt: Giebelstadt Army Airfield is a closed military
airfield located in Germany southwest of Giebelstadt (Bavaria);
approximately 250 miles southwest of Berlin. It was turned over to
the German government on 23 June 2006 and is now a general aviation
airport. Fliegerhorst Giebelstadt was one of the first Luftwaffe
airfields, being established in 1935. During World War II, it was a
reserve airfield in the rear area of Central Germany Later, it was
a key defensive airfield as part of the "Defense of the Reich"
campaign where Messerschmitt Me 262 Jet fighters assigned to the
field intercepted Allied bombers attacking Germany. After being
captured by the United States Army in April 1945, it briefly became
a combat airfield for Ninth Air Force and after the war was used by
the United States Air Forces in Europe until 1968 in a variety of
missions, from Strategic Reconnaissance to air defense interceptor.
Turned over to the United States Army in 1968, it was the home of
Air Defense Artillery and many other units. Giebelstadt Army
Airfield was closed by the United States Army on 23 June 2006 as
part of the United States restructing its European forces...
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