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  1. Exeter

    Exeter

    Military site : airfield
    A private grass airfield 1930s, and Exeter Airport 1938-39, the airfield was also used by National Air Communications (responsible for managing civil flying at the start of the Second World War). Home to part of the Royal Aeronautical Establishment and...

  2. Eye

    Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

  3. Eygelshoven

    Eygelshoven

    Crash site

  4. Eynsham Hall

    Eynsham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  5. Fairford

    Fairford

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Ninth Air Force, but not used by the USAAF in the Second World War. Became a United States Air Force Europe base in the Cold War.

  6. Fairland United Reformed Church, Wymondham

  7. Farabol

    Farabol

    Crash site

  8. Fayid

    Fayid

    Military site : airfield

  9. Feering

    Feering

    Other location

  10. Ferme de la Grange

    Ferme de la Grange

    Crash site

  11. Fersfield

    Fersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Winfarthing when the site was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942, it was renamed Fersfield when built for the Eighth Air Force 1943-44. USAAF and US Navy projects 'Aphrodite' 'Batty' and 'Anvil' (attempts to develop and use...

  12. Fighting Cocks Pub, St Albans

  13. Filton

    Filton

    Military site : airfield
    Prior to D-Day aircraft imported from the USA (through Avonmouth docks) were assembled at Fliton Aerodrome. It was also one of the main D-Day causality stations, from where the wounded were evacuated to Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. 9th Service Command...

  14. Finkenrath

    Finkenrath

    Crash site

  15. Flatford

    Flatford

    Other location

  16. Flixton, Suffolk

    Flixton, Suffolk

    Other location

  17. Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

  18. Florennes / Juzaine

    Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

  19. Folkingham

    Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...

  20. Forchies-la-marche

    Forchies-la-marche

    Crash site

  21. 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...

  22. Forges-les-Eaux

    Forges-les-Eaux

    Crash site

  23. 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...

  24. Foulsham Village Sign, Foulsham

  25. Fowey

    Fowey

    Other location

  26. 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...

  27. Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

    Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

    Other location

  28. Foxton

    Foxton

    Crash site

  29. 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...

  30. Freckleton

    Freckleton

    Crash site

  31. Frettenham Village Hall

    Frettenham Village Hall

    Other location

  32. Fritton Warren

    Fritton Warren

    Military site : non-airfield

  33. Fritzlar

    Fritzlar

    Military site : airfield

  34. 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...

  35. Furth

    Furth

    Military site : airfield

  36. Furzedown House

    Furzedown House

    Military site : non-airfield

  37. Gablingen

    Gablingen

    Military site : airfield

  38. Gael

    Gael

    Military site : airfield

  39. Garvestone

    Garvestone

    Crash site

  40. Geiger Field

    Geiger Field

    Military site : airfield

  41. Gelderingen

    Gelderingen

    Crash site

  42. Gioia del Colle

    Gioia del Colle

    Military site : airfield

  43. Giulia

    Giulia

    Military site : airfield

  44. 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...

  45. Gorges

    Gorges

    Military site : airfield

  46. Gorleston on Sea

    Gorleston on Sea

    Other location

  47. 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...

  48. Goswick Bay

    Goswick Bay

    Crash site

  49. 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...

  50. 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...