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  1. Bures


    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...

  2. Burn Fell, Trough of Bowland

  3. Burton Rough

    Burton Rough

    Military site : non-airfield
    This woodland area was used by 461st Signal Construction Battalion....

  4. Burton-on-Trent


    Military site : non-airfield
    The Wetmore Road industrial area was taken over by US servicemen. This location is sandwiched between the River Trent and railway marshalling yards.

  5. Burtonwood


    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1939-40, the RAF's No. 37 Maintenance Unit used the base from 1940 to 1942, before it became a joint Anglo-American maintenance and servicing airfield - a Base Air Depot. After the war it continued to be used as a maintenance and...

  6. Bury St Edmunds

    Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

  7. Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

  8. Bushey Hall

    Bushey Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Requisitioned in 1942 and handed over to the Eighth Air Force later that year; USAAF used it as the Headquarters VIIIth Fighter Command due to its proximity to RAF Fighter Command headquarters at Bentley Priory. After the Berlin Airlift (1948-49) it...

  9. Cakes & Ale Holiday Park, Leiston

  10. Cambrai/Niergnies


    Military site : airfield

  11. Cambridge


    Other location

  12. Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

  13. Cambridge Herschel Road

    Cambridge Herschel Road

    Military site : non-airfield

  14. Camp Griffiss

    Camp Griffiss

    Military site : non-airfield
    Named Camp Griffiss after Colonel Townsend Griffiss, the first US casualty of the war, killed when his aircraft was downed by friendly fire. Map location based on the position of General Eisenhower's office.

  15. Campsea Ashe

    Campsea Ashe

    Crash site

  16. Canterbury, Kent

    Canterbury, Kent

    Other location

  17. Capel St Mary, Suffolk

  18. Cardonville


    Military site : airfield

  19. Carentan Airfield

    Carentan Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  20. Carleton Rode, Norfolk

  21. Carlstrom Field

    Carlstrom Field

    Military site : airfield

  22. Carlton Colville, Suffolk, England

  23. Castel Volturno Airfield

    Castel Volturno Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  24. Castelluccio Airfield

    Castelluccio Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  25. Cawston, Norfolk, England

  26. Celone Airfield

    Celone Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  27. Chalgrove


    Military site : airfield
    Chalgrove was built as a USAAF transport or observation unit base in 1943-44. Several reconnaissance units operated from the airfield, including the Ninth Air Force's 10th Photographic Group and 423rd Night Fighter Squadron (later 155th Reconnaissance...

  28. Chapel Row

    Chapel Row

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home of 306 Fighter Control Sq, XXIX Tac Air Command. Exact location unknown

  29. Charborough Park

    Charborough Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster unit. Appears to be the grounds of Charborough House and deer park; county boundary change to Dorset in 1970s. Exact location unknown.

  30. Charleroi


    Military site : airfield

  31. Charles Gumm Memorial Bench, Nayland

  32. Charmy Down

    Charmy Down

    Military site : airfield
    Charmy Down was built for the RAF in 1940, and used by the Ninth Air Force from 1943 - initially as a maintenance and servicing airfield, then as a base for operating A-20 Havoc night fighters of the 422nd, 423rd and 425th Night Fighter Squadrons 1944...

  33. Chartres


    Military site : airfield

  34. Chartres Airdrome

    Chartres Airdrome

    Military site : airfield

  35. Chateaudun


    Military site : airfield

  36. Chateaudun-du-Rhumel Airfield

    Chateaudun-du-Rhumel Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  37. Cheddington


    Military site : airfield
    The main runway at Cheddington fell short of the required 2,000 yards for a class A airfield and it was originally used as a satellite for groups at Bovingdon nearby. Between October 1942 and the end of war in Europe it was used as a Combat Crew...

  38. Chedworth


    Military site : airfield
    Chedworth was built as a satellite for RAF Aston Down in 1941-42, and was home to several USAAF lodger units in 1944. After the Second World War it was used as a Royal Navy storage depot, an RAF Landing Ground 1960s-70s, and was home to a civil gliding...

  39. Chelveston


    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

  40. Chelveston Memorial

    Chelveston Memorial

    Other location

  41. Cheyenne Modification Center

  42. Chievres


    Military site : airfield

  43. Chilbolton


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a grass airfield Relief Landing Ground for RAF Middle Wallop, Chilbolton was used as a fighter and Army Co-operation base during 1940-42. Enlarged and upgraded with a tarmac-surface hard perimeter track, some double blast pens and other...

  44. Chipelle Airfield

    Chipelle Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  45. Chippenham


    Military site : non-airfield

  46. Chipping Ongar

    Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

  47. Chiseldon


    Military site : non-airfield
    Up to and including the war-time period the village name was Chisledon. Consisted of a large camp/garrison including a hospital at Wroughton. Chiseldon Camp Halt is on the now dismantled Midland and South Western Junction Railway. Exact location unknown.

  48. Chorley


    Military site : non-airfield
    Washington 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.

  49. Chrishall


    Military site : non-airfield
    On the Cambridgeshire/Essex border immediately to the west of Duxford 357. This site was used as accommodation and comprised Nissen huts, ablution block, latrines and mess hall, some of which remain today. One of the last non-airfield sites to be...

  50. Christchurch


    Military site : airfield
    The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...