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  1. Witney

    Witney

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which catered for approximately 25 airmen at a time to come for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Run by the American Red Cross, each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest...

  2. Wittering

    Wittering

    Military site : airfield
    Wittering, now in Cambridgeshire, began as RFC Stamford in 1916. By the end of the First World War, it had been renamed RAF Wittering, and was used by both British and American aircraft. It had six hangars, fifteen aircraft sheds and many other...

  3. Woodbridge

    Woodbridge

    Military site : airfield

  4. Woodchurch

    Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...

  5. Woolfox Lodge

    Woolfox Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    This Second World War airfield was opened in 1940 and used by RAF Bomber Command; the USAAF used the airfield for a short period in 1944. Post-war it was a Bloodhound Missile site, closing in 1964 to be returned to agricultural use.

  6. Worcester

    Worcester

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which catered for approximately 25 airmen at a time to come for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Run by the American Red Cross, each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest...

  7. Wormingford

    Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

  8. Wortley

    Wortley

    Military site : non-airfield
    Wortley was a Reserve Ammunition Dump in South Yorkshire, to the west of Barnsley and north of Sheffield....

  9. Wymondham

    Wymondham

    Military site : non-airfield

  10. Wymondham College

    Wymondham College

    Other location

  11. Yate

    Yate

    Military site : non-airfield

  12. Youks-les-Bains Airfield

    Youks-les-Bains Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  13. Zeals

    Zeals

    Military site : airfield
    Zeals was set up as a grass Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1941-42, and allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 but not used. Handed to the Ninth Air Force, it was briefly a Tactical Air Depot before being handed back to the RAF then Royal...

  14. joubieval

    joubieval

    Crash site