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  1. Maghull


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

  2. 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...

  3. Mandan, ND

    Mandan, ND

    Other location

  4. Manduria Airfield

    Manduria Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  5. Manningtree


    Other location

  6. 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...

  7. 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....

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

  9. Market Lavington

    Market Lavington

    Military site : non-airfield

  10. Marklowice


    Crash site

  11. 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)....

  12. Marlborough


    Military site : non-airfield

  13. 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...

  14. Massicault Airfield

    Massicault Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  15. 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...

  16. Mateur Airfield

    Mateur Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  17. 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...

  18. Maupertus


    Military site : airfield

  19. 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.

  20. Meautis Airfield

    Meautis Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  21. Mediouna, Algeria

    Mediouna, Algeria

    Military site : airfield

  22. 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.

  23. Melchbourne Park

    Melchbourne Park

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

  24. Mellaha Airbase

    Mellaha Airbase

    Military site : airfield

  25. 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...

  26. Melun


    Military site : airfield

  27. 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...

  28. Memorial Bench, North Pickenham

  29. Memorial at Saint Martin de Blagny

  30. Memphis National Cemetery

  31. 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.

  32. 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...

  33. Merseburg


    Other location

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. Metz


    Military site : airfield

  37. 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...

  38. Middlesbrough


    Military site : non-airfield

  39. 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...

  40. Millville Army Air Field

    Millville Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  41. Milton Ernest

    Milton Ernest

    Military site : non-airfield

  42. Mirgorod, Ukraine

    Mirgorod, Ukraine

    Military site : airfield

  43. Molesworth


    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

  44. Montesquieu Airfield

    Montesquieu Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  45. Monument to American Flyers, Dwingeloo, Netherlands

  46. Morley Hall

    Morley Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  47. Moulsford Manor

    Moulsford Manor

    Military site : non-airfield
    Run by the American Red Cross, Moulsford Manor was one of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which housed airmen for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest period during their 25...

  48. Mount Farm

    Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

  49. Mourmelon


    Military site : airfield

  50. Mousehill


    Military site : non-airfield