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  1. Coombe House

    Coombe House

    Military site : non-airfield

  2. Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Military site : airfield

  3. 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...

  4. Coulommiers

    Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

  5. Covington/Catworth

    Covington/Catworth

    Crash site

  6. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook

    Military site : non-airfield

  7. Cranford

    Cranford

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

  8. Cretteville

    Cretteville

    Military site : airfield

  9. Crewe

    Crewe

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

  10. Cricqueville

    Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. Dalhart Army Air Base

    Dalhart Army Air Base

    Military site : airfield

  15. Darragh

    Darragh

    Military site : airfield

  16. De Vink - Chevremont (Kerkrade)

  17. Deaux Jumeaux

    Deaux Jumeaux

    Military site : airfield

  18. Debach

    Debach

    Military site : airfield
    Debach was one of the last Eighth Air Force heavy bomber bases to be completed. It was built by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) between late '43 and early '44. Pronounced locally as 'Deb-idge', the base was built to a class A standard with...

  19. Debach Village Sign

    Debach Village Sign

    Other location

  20. Debden

    Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

  21. Decimomannu

    Decimomannu

    Military site : airfield

  22. Deenethorpe

    Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

  23. Deopham Green

    Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

  24. Deopham Green Memorial

    Deopham Green Memorial

    Other location

  25. Dering Woods

    Dering Woods

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to support units, including ordnance and chemical companies. Exact location unknown.

  26. Dijon-Longvic Air Base

    Dijon-Longvic Air Base

    Military site : airfield

  27. Ditchingham

    Ditchingham

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to USAAF Quartermaster units.

  28. Djedeida Airfield

    Djedeida Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  29. Dole / Tavaux

    Dole / Tavaux

    Military site : airfield

  30. Dorchester, Oxfordshire

    Dorchester, Oxfordshire

    Other location

  31. Dorr Field

    Dorr Field

    Military site : airfield

  32. Dover AAF, Delaware

    Dover AAF, Delaware

    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....

  33. Dover, Kent

    Dover, Kent

    Other location

  34. Down Ampney

    Down Ampney

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Ninth Air Force but not used.

  35. Drayton St Leonard

    Drayton St Leonard

    Other location

  36. Dreenhill

    Dreenhill

    Crash site

  37. Drem

    Drem

    Military site : airfield
    Known as West Fenton Aerodrome from 1916, it became Gullane Aerodrome after the First World War. It was disused between 1919-1933, and in 1939 the grass airstrip was concreted over and site renamed RAF Drem....

  38. Dreux

    Dreux

    Military site : airfield

  39. Drieslinter Church Memorial

  40. Dubendorf

    Dubendorf

    Military site : airfield

  41. Dulag Luft 12

    Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

  42. Dungeness Kent

    Dungeness Kent

    Crash site

  43. Dunkeswell

    Dunkeswell

    Military site : airfield
    Elements of the 479th Antisubmarine Group - the 4th and 19th Squadrons - were lodger units here in 1943. The US Navy's Fleet Air Wing 7 began Bay of Biscay operations in 1943 and took over the station in 1944. It was returned to the RAF 1945-49.

  44. Dunsop Fell

    Dunsop Fell

    Crash site

  45. Duxford

    Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

  46. Eagle Squadrons Memorial

    Eagle Squadrons Memorial

    Other location

  47. Earls Colne

    Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...

  48. Earsham

    Earsham

    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...

  49. East Coast Memorial

  50. East Harling

    East Harling

    Military site : non-airfield