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  1. Leiston

    Leiston

    Military site : airfield
    Leiston's location only three miles from the North Sea Coast made it ideal as a Fighter Group air base whose job would be to escort bombers across the sea and over occupied Europe. The air base also witnessed the arrival of many very damaged Allied...

  2. Lenwade House

    Lenwade House

    Military site : non-airfield

  3. Lesina

    Lesina

    Military site : airfield

  4. Lessay

    Lessay

    Military site : airfield

  5. Lete

    Lete

    Military site : airfield

  6. Lichfield

    Lichfield

    Military site : non-airfield
    The site of Litchfield Races was used to build a barracks which became operational in 1881. The 1702 grandstand still exists....

  7. Lignerolles

    Lignerolles

    Military site : airfield

  8. Lilford Hall

    Lilford Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    The 303rd Station Hospital was formed in the Spring of 1943, and arrived at Lilford Hall in September that year. Its initial 750 beds were used by patients from nearby airbases at Polebrook, Molesworth and Grafton Underwood, mostly wounded airmen....

  9. Limburg

    Limburg

    Military site : airfield

  10. Lincoln Hall, Hingham, Norfolk

  11. Lippitts Hill

    Lippitts Hill

    Military site : non-airfield

  12. Liskeard

    Liskeard

    Military site : non-airfield

  13. Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery

  14. Little Heathsite

    Little Heathsite

    Military site : non-airfield

  15. Little Staughton

    Little Staughton

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 potentially as a USAAF bomber base, Little Staughton had three concrete runways, 37 hardstandings, two dispersed T2 hangars and eight Robin hangars. Occupied temporarily from December 1942 by the Advanced Air Depot of the 1st Bomb...

  16. Little Walden

    Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs....

  17. Liverpool

    Liverpool

    Military site : non-airfield
    A depot for materiel shipped from the United States - known as an 'Intransit Depot'. Exact location unknown.

  18. Llanbedr

    Llanbedr

    Military site : airfield
    USAAF lodger units occupied this RAF station from 1942-1944, including the 14th Fighter Group.

  19. Lockinge

    Lockinge

    Crash site

  20. London

    London

    Other location

  21. Long Kesh

    Long Kesh

    Military site : airfield
    RAF station which was allocated to the USAAF but not used.

  22. Longwater Lane Cemetery, Costessey, Norfolk

  23. Lonray

    Lonray

    Military site : airfield

  24. Lords Bridge

    Lords Bridge

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

  25. Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

  26. Lucera

    Lucera

    Military site : airfield

  27. Ludham

    Ludham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1940-42, Ludham was allocated to the Eighth Air Force 1942 but not used. It remained an RAF and Fleet Air Arm Station from 1942-1945.

  28. Lurgan

    Lurgan

    Military site : non-airfield
    Used by the 63rd Signal Battalion.

  29. Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

  30. Lydda

    Lydda

    Military site : airfield

  31. Lydiard Tregoze

    Lydiard Tregoze

    Military site : non-airfield
    Lydiard House and Park had a number of uses during the Second World War, which included accommodation for American servicemen. A USAAF hospital was also constructed in the Park. In the later stages of the war and for some time after the buildings were...

  32. 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.

  33. Lyon / Bron

    Lyon / Bron

    Military site : airfield

  34. Maastricht

    Maastricht

    Military site : airfield

  35. MacDill Air Force Base

    MacDill Air Force Base

    Military site : airfield

  36. Madna

    Madna

    Military site : airfield

  37. Madras Army Airfield

    Madras Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  38. 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...

  39. Maghull

    Maghull

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

  40. 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...

  41. Manduria

    Manduria

    Military site : airfield

  42. Manningtree

    Manningtree

    Other location

  43. 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...

  44. March Army Airfield

    March Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  45. 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....

  46. Market Lavington

    Market Lavington

    Military site : non-airfield

  47. Market Street Dormitory, Market Street, Cambridge

    Market Street Dormitory, Market Street, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, Market Street Dormitory facilities for American Servicemen.

  48. Marklowice

    Marklowice

    Crash site

  49. Marks Hall

    Marks Hall

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

  50. Marlborough

    Marlborough

    Military site : non-airfield