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  1. Forchies-la-marche

    Forchies-la-marche

    Crash site

  2. Ford

    Ford

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a Royal Flying Corps station at the end of the First World War, the airfield was unused from 1920-1930, and a civil airfield from 1930-1936. Re-used as RAF Ford 1937-39, and operated by the Royal Navy 1939-40, it was allocated for Eighth...

  3. Forges-les-Eaux

    Forges-les-Eaux

    Crash site

  4. Foulsham

    Foulsham

    Military site : airfield
    Foulsham was built for the RAF in 1940-42, then used by RAF bombers and RAF special electronic warfare aircraft. An Eighth Air Force Radio Countermeasures detachment was based here in 1944-45 (it also used nearby RAF Oulton. The airfield was closed at...

  5. Foulsham Village Sign, Foulsham, Norfolk

  6. Fowlmere

    Fowlmere

    Military site : airfield
    Just as nearby Duxford was known as the 'Duck pond' by American airmen, so Fowlmere was known as 'the Hen Puddle' because of the wet conditions that pervaded the bases during the winter of 1943-1944. The 339th Fighter Group had no choice but to persist...

  7. Fowlmere Village

    Fowlmere Village

    Other location

  8. Framlingham

    Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

  9. Frettenham Village Hall

    Frettenham Village Hall

    Other location

  10. Fritton Warren

    Fritton Warren

    Military site : non-airfield

  11. Fritzlar Airfield

    Fritzlar Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  12. Fulbeck

    Fulbeck

    Military site : airfield
    A Relief Landing Ground for RAF College Cranwell in 1940-42, Fulbeck was developed as RAF Fulbeck bomber station in 1942-43. Operated first by the RAF then the Troop Carrier Groups of the Ninth Air Force in the build up to and exectution of the...

  13. Furth

    Furth

    Military site : airfield

  14. Furzedown House

    Furzedown House

    Military site : non-airfield

  15. Gablingen Airfield

    Gablingen Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  16. Gael Airfield

    Gael Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  17. Garvestone, Norfolk

    Garvestone, Norfolk

    Crash site

  18. Geiger Field

    Geiger Field

    Military site : airfield

  19. Gelderingen

    Gelderingen

    Crash site

  20. Gioia del Colle Airfield

    Gioia del Colle Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  21. Giulia Airfield

    Giulia Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  22. Glatton

    Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

  23. Gorges

    Gorges

    Military site : airfield

  24. Gorleston on Sea, Norfolk

    Gorleston on Sea, Norfolk

    Other location

  25. Gosfield

    Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

  26. Goxhill

    Goxhill

    Military site : airfield
    Goxhill opened in June 1941 as an RAF Bomber Command airfield, before being handed over to RAF Fighter Command in December. The Eighth Air Force took ownership in August 1942, and used the airfield, which they quickly dubbed 'Goat Hill' for operational...

  27. Grafton Underwood

    Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

  28. Great Ashfield

    Great Ashfield

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was built in 1942 by John Laing & Son Ltd. 108,000 tons of concrete was used in its construction, creating a Class 'A' airfield suitable for heavy bombers. The 385th Bomb Group took up residence in the summer of 1943, and remained at the...

  29. Great Barrington

    Great Barrington

    Military site : non-airfield
    An engineer unit was based here. Exact location unknown

  30. Great Chesterford

    Great Chesterford

    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Great Dunmow

    Great Dunmow

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield, two miles north-west of Great Dunmow, was built in 1942-1943 by the US Army's 818th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), alongside British contractors. B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group moved in in September 1943, and in October the Group...

  32. Great Falls AAF

    Great Falls AAF

    Military site : airfield

  33. Great Horkesley

    Great Horkesley

    Other location

  34. Great Sampford

    Great Sampford

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in April 1942 as a grass airfield satellite to RAF Debden, Great Sampford had a single Sommerfeld Track runway and four blister hangars. Allocated to the Eighth Air Force in September 1942, it was returned to the RAF in February 1943, and...

  35. Great Whernside, Kettlewell

  36. Great Yarmouth

    Great Yarmouth

    Other location

  37. Green Lane, Redenhall

  38. Greencastle

    Greencastle

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber OTU, Greencastle was built during 1941-42 and had three concrete runways, 30 pan type hardstandings and four T2 hangars. 50 more 'finger’ or 'Y’ type hardstandings were added in 1943. Allocated to the USAAF in 1942 as a bomber...

  39. Greenham Common

    Greenham Common

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1942 as an Operational Training Unit, it was handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942, and was the 51st Troop Carrier Wing's HQ in 1942. Greenham Common became a Ninth Air Force base in 1943, and was then home to a series of...

  40. Greenland

    Greenland

    Other location

  41. Grenier Army Airfield

    Grenier Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  42. Greyfriars

    Greyfriars

    Military site : non-airfield

  43. Grombalia Airifield

    Grombalia Airifield

    Military site : airfield

  44. Grossetto Airfield

    Grossetto Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  45. Grottaglie Airfield

    Grottaglie Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  46. Grove

    Grove

    Military site : airfield
    Grove was originally intended to be a base for an RAF Operational Training Unit. Construction began in late 1941 and the airfield was usable by October 1942. The airfield was built to a standard design for bomber bases, with a main 6,000 feet runway,...

  47. Groveley Wood

    Groveley Wood

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Oakley Farm. The huge area of woodland was utilised as an Ordnance Depot. The RAF originally used Wylie Station and built sidings there. Later, the USAAF also used Great Wishford Station.

  48. Gut Muthagen north of Ubach Palenberg (G)

  49. HMP Wayland, Norfolk

    HMP Wayland, Norfolk

    Other location

  50. Hainault

    Hainault

    Military site : non-airfield