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  1. Buckland House

    Buckland House

    Military site : non-airfield

  2. Bungay

    Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

  3. Bungay Community Centre

    Bungay Community Centre

    Other location

  4. Bures

    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...

  5. Burn Fell, Trough of Bowland

  6. Burton Rough

    Burton Rough

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

  7. Burton-on-Trent

    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.

  8. Burtonwood

    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...

  9. 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...

  10. Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

  11. 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...

  12. Cairngarroch Bay

    Cairngarroch Bay

    Crash site

  13. Cakes & Ale Holiday Park, Leiston

  14. Cambrai/Niergnies

    Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

  15. Cambridge

    Cambridge

    Other location

  16. Cambridge American Cemetery

  17. Cambridge Herschel Road

    Cambridge Herschel Road

    Military site : non-airfield

  18. 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.

  19. Campsea Ashe

    Campsea Ashe

    Crash site

  20. Canterbury, Kent

    Canterbury, Kent

    Other location

  21. Cardonville

    Cardonville

    Military site : airfield

  22. Carentan Airfield

    Carentan Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  23. Carleton Rode, Norfolk

  24. Carlstrom Field

    Carlstrom Field

    Military site : airfield

  25. Carlton Colville, Suffolk, England

  26. Castel Volturno Airfield

    Castel Volturno Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  27. Castelluccio Airfield

    Castelluccio Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  28. Cawston, Norfolk, England

  29. Celone Airfield

    Celone Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  30. Chalgrove

    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...

  31. Chapel Row

    Chapel Row

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

  32. 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.

  33. Charleroi

    Charleroi

    Military site : airfield

  34. Charles Gumm Memorial Bench, Nayland

  35. 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...

  36. Chartres

    Chartres

    Military site : airfield

  37. Chateaudun

    Chateaudun

    Military site : airfield

  38. Chateaudun-du-Rhumel Airfield

    Chateaudun-du-Rhumel Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  39. Cheddington

    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...

  40. Chedworth

    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...

  41. Chelveston

    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...

  42. Chelveston Memorial

    Chelveston Memorial

    Other location

  43. Cheyenne Modification Center

  44. Chievres

    Chievres

    Military site : airfield

  45. Chilbolton

    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...

  46. Chipelle Airfield

    Chipelle Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  47. Chippenham

    Chippenham

    Military site : non-airfield

  48. 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...

  49. Chiseldon

    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.

  50. Chorley

    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.