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  1. Lymington

    Lymington

    Military site : airfield
    Used by US units including the 50th Fighter Group. The present-day private grass airstrip is to the north of the Second World War airfield site.

  2. Lyon / Bron

    Lyon / Bron

    Military site : airfield

  3. Maastricht

    Maastricht

    Military site : airfield

  4. MacDill Air Force Base

    MacDill Air Force Base

    Military site : airfield

  5. Madna Airfield

    Madna Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  6. Madras Army Airfield

    Madras Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  7. Maghaberry

    Maghaberry

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 as a training and factory airfield satellite to RAF Long Kesh, Maghaberry had three concrete runways, 17 pan and 14 loop type hardstandings, and two T2 hangars. Occupied by RAF Army Co-operation squadrons and Operational Training...

  8. Maghull

    Maghull

    Military site : non-airfield
    Location of the Poverty Lane Camp and another camp at Deyes Lane. Black GIs were based here.

  9. Manchester

    Manchester

    Military site : non-airfield
    The Camp known as Race Course Camp, Manchester, was on the site of the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens which opened in 1836. The building of a railway and marshalling yards cut the land in two , but would prove invaluable as a Port Transit Depot for the...

  10. Mandan, ND

    Mandan, ND

    Other location

  11. Manduria Airfield

    Manduria Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  12. Manningtree

    Manningtree

    Other location

  13. Manston

    Manston

    Military site : airfield
    Built for Royal Naval Air Service use in the First World War, it was both an RAF and Fleet Air Arm base from 1918-50, and after the war a USAF Strategic Air Command base from 1950-51, a United States Air Forces Europe base from 1950-58, an RAF station...

  14. March Army Airfield

    March Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  15. Marchington Hall

    Marchington Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    In the build up to the Normandy landings Marchington was used as a staging post for US troops newly arrived in the UK from Liverpool. The camp may also have included a Replacement Depot where servicemen would be billeted pending assignment to a unit....

  16. Marietta AAB (later, AFB), Georgia, 20 December 1946 – 27 June 1949.

  17. Market Lavington

    Market Lavington

    Military site : non-airfield

  18. Marklowice

    Marklowice

    Crash site

  19. Marks Hall

    Marks Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Marks Hall estate was requisitioned in 1941 for the construction of Earls Colne airfield (USAAF Station 358)....

  20. Marlborough

    Marlborough

    Military site : non-airfield

  21. Martlesham Heath

    Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

  22. Massicault Airfield

    Massicault Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  23. Matching

    Matching

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Matching was transferred to the Ninth Air Force and first occupied in January 1944 by the 391st Bomb Group, equipped with B-26s. The station had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two...

  24. Mateur Airfield

    Mateur Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  25. Matlask

    Matlask

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite to nearby RAF Coltishall, Matlask was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 as a potential fighter base, but it was used only by detachments from the 56th Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, during 1943. Plans...

  26. Maupertus

    Maupertus

    Military site : airfield

  27. Maydown

    Maydown

    Military site : airfield
    2nd Fighter Squadron of the 52nd Fighter Group, and the 97th Fighter Squadron of the 82nd Fighter Group were lodgers here in 1942.

  28. Meautis Airfield

    Meautis Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  29. Mediouna, Algeria

    Mediouna, Algeria

    Military site : airfield

  30. Medmenham

    Medmenham

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Medmenham was home to the Central Interpretation Unit, later the Allied Central Interpretation Unit, responsible for analysing aerial photography taken by American and British reconnaissance aircraft.

  31. Melchbourne Park

    Melchbourne Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    Some Advanced Ammunition Parks were used to store poison gas bombs or chemical weapons. Possible location.

  32. Mellaha Airbase

    Mellaha Airbase

    Military site : airfield

  33. Melton Mowbray

    Melton Mowbray

    Military site : non-airfield
    Advance Ammunition Parks used by the RAF were often enlarged to include USAAF munitions. These dumps which might exploit natural cave systems or dense woodland, also included concrete structures as a means of protection. Some were also used to store...

  34. Melun

    Melun

    Military site : airfield

  35. Membury

    Membury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training base, Membury was built during 1942, and then upgraded in 1943 after allocation to the USAAF as a reconnaissance or transport base, with maintenance and repair depot facilities. It had eventually three concrete...

  36. Memorial Bench, North Pickenham

  37. Memorial at Saint Martin de Blagny

  38. Memphis National Cemetery

  39. Mendlesham

    Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

  40. Mennaye Field

    Mennaye Field

    Military site : non-airfield

  41. Merryfield

    Merryfield

    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Isle Abbotts, the station was built during 1942-43 as a potential RAF bomber base, but completed in 1944 as a Ninth Air Force transport base. Renamed Merryfield in September 1943, by the time it opened in February 1944 there were three...

  42. Merseburg

    Merseburg

    Other location

  43. Merston

    Merston

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1939-41 as a grass airfield satellite to RAF Tangmere, Merston initially had no fixed runways, 17 hardstandings, 12 double pens and six blister hangars. Occupied by RAF fighter squadrons from May 1941 to August 1942, it had been allocated...

  44. Metfield

    Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

  45. Metz

    Metz

    Military site : airfield

  46. Middle Wallop

    Middle Wallop

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...

  47. Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough

    Military site : non-airfield

  48. Mildenhall

    Mildenhall

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1933-34 as the first of the new RAF bomber aerodromes in East Anglia, Mildenhall opened with a grass airfield and two Type A hangars in October 1934. It operated primarily as an RAF medium and heavy bomber base from 1934 to 1950, when it...

  49. Millville Army Air Field

    Millville Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  50. Milton Ernest

    Milton Ernest

    Military site : non-airfield