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  1. 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...

  2. Massicault

    Massicault

    Military site : airfield

  3. 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...

  4. Mateur

    Mateur

    Military site : airfield

  5. 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...

  6. Maupertus

    Maupertus

    Military site : airfield

  7. 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.

  8. Meautis

    Meautis

    Military site : airfield

  9. Mediouna

    Mediouna

    Military site : airfield

  10. 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.

  11. Melchbourne Park

    Melchbourne Park

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

  12. Mellaha

    Mellaha

    Military site : airfield

  13. 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...

  14. Melun

    Melun

    Military site : airfield

  15. 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...

  16. Memorial Bench, North Pickenham

  17. Memorial at Saint Martin de Blagny

  18. Memphis National Cemetery

  19. 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.

  20. Mennaye Field

    Mennaye Field

    Military site : non-airfield

  21. 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...

  22. Merseburg

    Merseburg

    Other location

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. Metz

    Metz

    Military site : airfield

  26. 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...

  27. Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough

    Military site : non-airfield

  28. 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...

  29. Mill Hill

    Mill Hill

    Crash site

  30. Millville Army Air Field

    Millville Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  31. Milton Ernest

    Milton Ernest

    Military site : non-airfield

  32. Mirgorod

    Mirgorod

    Military site : airfield

  33. Molesworth

    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...

  34. Montesquieu

    Montesquieu

    Military site : airfield

  35. Monument to American Flyers, Dwingeloo

  36. Morley Hall

    Morley Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. Mourmelon

    Mourmelon

    Military site : airfield

  40. Mousehill

    Mousehill

    Military site : non-airfield

  41. Mousehole

    Mousehole

    Military site : non-airfield
    A detachment of the 18th Weather Squadron was based here. Exact location unknown, but the camp/weather station could well have been on the cliffs or near the Coastguard Station.

  42. Mullaghmore

    Mullaghmore

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber OTU and then for other purposes, Mullaghmore was built during 1941-42 with only two runways, but with 30 pan type hardstandings and four T2 hangars. 25 more 'Y’ type hardstandings were added in late 1943. The station was handed...

  43. Mundesley Flak House

    Mundesley Flak House

    Military site : non-airfield

  44. Muqeible

    Muqeible

    Military site : airfield

  45. Narborough

    Narborough

    Military site : non-airfield
    First World War airfield which was eclipsed by its neighbour RAF Marham.

  46. Nardi's Fish and Chips

    Nardi's Fish and Chips

    Other location

  47. Nascot Lodge

    Nascot Lodge

    Military site : non-airfield
    Provisional Headquarters of the Combat Support Wing. Exact location unknown.

  48. Navarin

    Navarin

    Military site : airfield

  49. Navy

    Navy

    Military site : non-airfield

  50. Neaton

    Neaton

    Military site : non-airfield
    During the US occupancy of Watton the 3rd Strategic Air Depot was also incorporated. This depot was for the repair of all 2nd Air Division B-24 Liberators and remained functional until July 1945. Confusion arises as the base was established to the...