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Pomigliano d'Arco

Pomigliano d'Arco is an municipality in the province of Naples, Campania, southern Italy, located northeast of Naples, near Mount Vesuvius.

The city is home to several automobile (former Alfa Romeo Alfasud plant, now owned by Fiat) and the aeronautic manufacturing firm Alenia Aeronautica.[1] It is also home to Elasis, Fiat's research center in southern Italy.

History

During World War II, Pomigliano was the location of a large military airfield and base, and was attacked on several occasions by the United States Army Air Forces. The airfield was later used by the USAAF Twelfth Air Force during the Italian campaign and known as Pomigliano Airfield.

References

  1. ^ "Contacts." Alenia Aeronautica. Retrieved on 4 February 2012. "Pomigliano d'Arco Viale dell'Aeronautica - 80038 Pomigliano d’Arco (Napoli) "

Sources

  • Maurer, Maurer. Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1983. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

External links

  • Official website (Italian)
  • Official site of the International Jazz Festival of Pomigliano d'Arco
  • Visit Figli Di Pomigliano D'Arco, a non-profit organization that was established in 2007.


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