Madjaloun, Lebanon air base?

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Madjaloun, Lebanon air base?

Post by Dili » 28 Nov 2017 19:57

In June 1941 several Vichy-French bombers were stationed ,but i don't find its location. Any idea?

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Re: Madjaloun, Lebanon air base?

Post by GregSingh » 29 Nov 2017 08:32

Well, hard to tell. There are two possibilities.

It could be misspelled Marjayoun
This 1941 German map of airfields has spelling Merdjayone for the same place.
On this forum they recon Marjayoun = Madjaloun
http://e-souks.com/discus/messages/97/1 ... e200103h30

But there was another airfield - Ras Baalbeck - not far from a place called Majdaloun.
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If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Re: Madjaloun, Lebanon air base?

Post by Dili » 29 Nov 2017 14:55

Thanks, to add to confusion i also found a Majdelyoun https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majdelyoun

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