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  1. Chateaudun-du-Rhumel

    Chateaudun-du-Rhumel

    Military site : airfield

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Chelveston Memorial

    Chelveston Memorial

    Other location

  6. Chetwynd Court, Kings Lane, Cambridge

    Chetwynd Court, Kings Lane, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, Chetwynd Court Officers' Club provided beds, breakfast, lunches, dinners, snacks, showers, information and lounges for American Servicemen.

  7. Cheyenne Modification Center

  8. Chievres

    Chievres

    Military site : airfield

  9. 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...

  10. Chipelle

    Chipelle

    Military site : airfield

  11. Chippenham

    Chippenham

    Military site : non-airfield

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Chrishall

    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...

  16. Christchurch

    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...

  17. Church Street, Old Catton

  18. Church of St Mary the Virgin

  19. City of Norwich Aviation Museum

  20. Clacton-on-Sea

    Clacton-on-Sea

    Military site : non-airfield

  21. Clanfield

    Clanfield

    Military site : non-airfield

  22. Clastres

    Clastres

    Military site : airfield

  23. Cluntoe

    Cluntoe

    Military site : airfield
    Cluntoe was built for the RAF in 1940-42, before being handed obver to the Eighth Air Force. It was used as a Combat Crew Replacement Centre for the training of crews, and was also home to the 311th Ferrying Squadron. It was closed after being handed...

  24. Cognac, France

    Cognac, France

    Crash site

  25. Cokethorpe

    Cokethorpe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Cokethorpe House was built in 1709 for the Harcourt family. There was a tented camp in the Park grounds. The mansion at Cokethorpe Park has become the independent Cokethorpe School. Exact location unknown.

  26. Colchester

    Colchester

    Other location

  27. Cold Norton

    Cold Norton

    Military site : airfield
    Along with Southminster a satellite station of Maldon and one of a list of 75 airfield sites for consideration by the 8th Air Force in July 1942. All three proposed sites had been requisitioned and surveyed but it was decided to defer construction...

  28. Coleby Grange

    Coleby Grange

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Coleby Grange is located between the villages of Coleby and Nocton Green on open heathland; used variously by UK, Canadian, US and Polish forces, and in particular by the USAAF around the period of the D-Day landings. Many US servicemen are buried...

  29. Coleford

    Coleford

    Military site : non-airfield

  30. Colerne

    Colerne

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.

  31. Coltishall

    Coltishall

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the USAAF but not used.

  32. Coltishall

    Coltishall

    Crash site

  33. Columbus Army Flying School

    Columbus Army Flying School

    Military site : airfield

  34. Concordia-Vega Refinery (White II)

  35. Coney Weston, Knettishall Memorial

  36. Coney Weston, Village Sign

  37. Conflans

    Conflans

    Military site : airfield

  38. Conington village

    Conington village

    Other location

  39. Coombe House

    Coombe House

    Military site : non-airfield

  40. Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Military site : airfield

  41. Cottesmore

    Cottesmore

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...

  42. Coulommiers

    Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

  43. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook

    Military site : non-airfield

  44. Cranford

    Cranford

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to transport units. Exact location unknown.

  45. Cretteville

    Cretteville

    Military site : airfield

  46. Crewe

    Crewe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Crewe is famous for being a major UK rail junction....

  47. Cricqueville

    Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  48. Crookham Common

    Crookham Common

    Military site : non-airfield
    Crookham Common lies to the immediate east of RAF Greenham Common 486. During the First World War the Commons were used as military training grounds. However, in 1939 the private estates controlling the Commons were sold to Newbury Council which...

  49. Cuddington

    Cuddington

    Military site : non-airfield
    The village of Cuddington has its own railway station which was why nearby Delamere Park (once part of the Wilbraham family estate) was turned into a transit area for British and American troops prior to the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. At the war's...

  50. Culmhead

    Culmhead

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF fighter airfield from 1941 to 1943, Churchstanton's name was changed to Culmhead to avoid confusion with RAF Church Fenton. The base was allocated to the Ninth Air Force in 1943 but not used. It was closed in 1946 but used as Composite Signals...