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  1. Andrews Field

    Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

  2. Anstey, Hertfordshire

    Anstey, Hertfordshire

    Other location

  3. Arborfield Cross

    Arborfield Cross

    Military site : non-airfield
    Arborfield Hall housed the Headquarters Unit of the 2nd Advanced Air Depot Area. Composed of about 50 officers and 200 enlisted men the unit moved to Arborfield between December 1943 and January 1944 from Bushey Park, London . The officers ate their...

  4. Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

  5. Arlington National Cemetery

  6. Arthingworth

    Arthingworth

    Military site : non-airfield

  7. Asch Aerodrome

    Asch Aerodrome

    Military site : airfield

  8. Ascot

    Ascot

    Military site : non-airfield
    Headquarters Ninth Air Force.

  9. Ashchurch

    Ashchurch

    Military site : non-airfield

  10. Ashdown Park

    Ashdown Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    An Air Support Command base....

  11. Ashford

    Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

  12. Ashurst Camp

    Ashurst Camp

    Military site : non-airfield

  13. Atcham

    Atcham

    Military site : airfield
    Atcham, at some remove from other American Air Force bases in Shropshire, was used by USAAF to train pilots from June 1942, several months before the American Eagle Squadrons were combined to form the 4th Fighter Group. Pilots here were mainly trained...

  14. Athis

    Athis

    Military site : airfield

  15. Attleborough Railway Station

  16. Attlebridge

    Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  17. Aylesbury

    Aylesbury

    Military site : non-airfield
    Exact location unknown.

  18. Aylesfield House

    Aylesfield House

    Military site : non-airfield

  19. Ayr

    Ayr

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Ayr was the designation of Heathfield Airfield (not the same as RAF Prestwick), occupying a site to the north of Ayr (Craigie) race course . Originally intended as a base for two day, and one night fighter units to protect shipping and ports....

  20. Azeville

    Azeville

    Military site : airfield

  21. Balderton

    Balderton

    Military site : airfield
    Originally an RAF grass airfield, Balderton was developed as an RAF bomber base with hard runways in 1942-43. The Ninth Air Force's 437th Troop Carrier Group and 439th Troop Carrier Group used the airfield in 1944, before it was handed back to the RAF...

  22. Bamber Bridge

    Bamber Bridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    Adams Hall was part of the huge Replacement Control Depot network for processing troops newly arrived in England from ports such as Liverpool, prior to their being assigned a unit and had a similar function to the camps at Stone, Staffordshire....

  23. Banham, Norfolk, England

  24. Bari Airfield

    Bari Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  25. Barksdale Army Air Field

    Barksdale Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  26. Barkston Heath

    Barkston Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Barkston Heath was established as a grass Relief Landing Ground for RAF Cranwell in 1941-43, before being developed with hard runways for RAF Bomber Command in 1943-44. It was used by the transport aircraft of the Ninth Air Force's 61st Troop Carrier...

  27. Barnham (Little Heath)

    Barnham (Little Heath)

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Barnham started life in the First World War and during the Second World War was a chemical storage facility. Indications are that is was used by both UK and US forces due to its specialised nature.

  28. Barnham (Warren Wood)

    Barnham (Warren Wood)

    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....

  29. Barrack Square Memorials, Martlesham

  30. Barroway Drove

    Barroway Drove

    Crash site

  31. Barsham, Suffolk, England

  32. Bassingbourn

    Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

  33. Batchelor Airfield

    Batchelor Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  34. Bath

    Bath

    Military site : non-airfield
    160 Station Hospital. 77th Evacuation Hospital - this may have been based around Frenchay Hospital, Bristol or grounds owned by them in the area.

  35. Baverstock

    Baverstock

    Military site : non-airfield
    Philipps House and Dinton Park was the headquarters of 4 Base Air Depot, with a camp in the surrounding parkland. There was a storage facility next to the railway....

  36. Baxton Fell, Trough of Bowland

  37. Beaulieu

    Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

  38. Beaumont

    Beaumont

    Military site : non-airfield
    A satellite station of Advanced Air Depot Boxted. Of a list of 75 airfield sites for consideration by the 8th Air Force in July 1942 Beaumont had not been specified and by December, in a review with the RAF, as the land had only been requisitioned and...

  39. Beaumont Sur Oise

    Beaumont Sur Oise

    Military site : airfield

  40. Beauvoir, France

    Beauvoir, France

    Crash site

  41. Beccles

    Beccles

    Military site : airfield
    Beccles was built for the Eighth Air Force in 1943-44 but not used. RAF and Fleet Air Arm units occupied the base from 1944-45, providing Air Sea Rescue support. It closed 1945 and re-opened as Beccles Heliport 1965. The private Beccles Airfield has...

  42. Bedford

    Bedford

    Military site : non-airfield

  43. Bedford - Kimbolton

    Bedford - Kimbolton

    Other location

  44. Beeston, Norfolk, England

    Beeston, Norfolk, England

    Other location

  45. Belandah Airfield

    Belandah Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  46. Belfast

    Belfast

    Military site : non-airfield
    An Eighth Air Force Composite Command base.

  47. Belton

    Belton

    Crash site

  48. Ben Nevis

    Ben Nevis

    Other location

  49. Benina Airfield

    Benina Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  50. Bentwaters

    Bentwaters

    Military site : airfield
    Built for Eighth Air Force use in 1943-44, and originally named Butley. Surplus to 8AF requirements, Bentwaters saw wartime use by the RAF, and from 1951 to 1993 was used by US Air Forces Europe (USAFE).