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  1. 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...

  2. Fighting Cocks Pub, St Albans

  3. 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...

  4. Finkenrath


    Crash site

  5. Flatford


    Other location

  6. Flixton, Suffolk

    Flixton, Suffolk

    Other location

  7. Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

  8. Florennes / Juzaine

    Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

  9. 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...

  10. Forchies-la-marche


    Crash site

  11. 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...

  12. Forges-les-Eaux


    Crash site

  13. 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...

  14. Foulsham Village Sign, Foulsham, Norfolk

  15. Fowey


    Other location

  16. 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...

  17. Fowlmere Village

    Fowlmere Village

    Other location

  18. Foxton


    Crash site

  19. 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...

  20. Freckleton


    Crash site

  21. Frettenham Village Hall

    Frettenham Village Hall

    Other location

  22. Fritton Warren

    Fritton Warren

    Military site : non-airfield

  23. Fritzlar Airfield

    Fritzlar Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  24. 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...

  25. Furth


    Military site : airfield

  26. Furzedown House

    Furzedown House

    Military site : non-airfield

  27. Gablingen Airfield

    Gablingen Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  28. Gael Airfield

    Gael Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  29. Garvestone, Norfolk

    Garvestone, Norfolk

    Crash site

  30. Geiger Field

    Geiger Field

    Military site : airfield

  31. Gelderingen


    Crash site

  32. Gioia del Colle Airfield

    Gioia del Colle Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  33. Giulia Airfield

    Giulia Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  34. 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...

  35. Gorges


    Military site : airfield

  36. Gorleston on Sea, Norfolk

    Gorleston on Sea, Norfolk

    Other location

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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...

  41. Great Barrington

    Great Barrington

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

  42. Great Chesterford

    Great Chesterford

    Military site : non-airfield

  43. 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...

  44. Great Falls AAF

    Great Falls AAF

    Military site : airfield

  45. Great Horkesley

    Great Horkesley

    Other location

  46. 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...

  47. Great Whernside, Kettlewell

  48. Great Yarmouth

    Great Yarmouth

    Other location

  49. Green Lane, Redenhall

  50. 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...