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  1. Hampstead Borough

    Hampstead Borough

    Military site : non-airfield
    Headquarters of IX Air Defence Command. Exact location unknown.

  2. Hani Airfield

    Hani Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  3. Hardwick


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

  4. Hardwick Memorial Cross

  5. Harling Farm, Norfolk

    Harling Farm, Norfolk

    Other location

  6. Harrington


    Military site : airfield
    Harrington was built by the 826th and 852nd Engineer Battalions of the US Army in 1943. Completed in 1944, it was the furthest Eighth Air Force combat airfield from the east coast.The Eighth's Special Operations Group was based at the airfield, first...

  7. Harrow Lane Memorial, Leiston

  8. Harwich


    Other location

  9. Haseley Court

    Haseley Court

    Military site : non-airfield
    An old manor house that became a Field Hospital and POW camp.

  10. Hatfield Heath

    Hatfield Heath

    Crash site

  11. Hattonville, France

    Hattonville, France

    Crash site

  12. Haughley Park

    Haughley Park

    Military site : non-airfield

  13. Haveringland Hall

    Haveringland Hall

    Other location

  14. Haydock


    Military site : airfield
    Prior to the arrival of the USAAF it was a satellite base for RAF Burtonwood. The racecourse was used as a USAAF Base Air Depot Area (BADA) from 13 November 1944 and the centre of the course was used as a grass airstrip. It re-opened as a racecourse in...

  15. Headcorn


    Military site : airfield
    Built as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), work on the airfield began in early 1943. It was improved and made ready for USAAF use by adding more aircraft standings and temporary buildings. Accommodation was provided in the form of tents and...

  16. Heathrow


    Military site : airfield
    Building the Great West Aerodrome at Heath Row began in earnest in 1929 and was to continue through the Second World War, much the annoyance of Churchill who grudged the use of so many construction workers who might have been more use to the war...

  17. Hendon


    Military site : airfield
    An RAF station which in 1944 was home to Douglas C-47 Skytrain lodgers.

  18. Henham Park, Suffolk

  19. Henley


    Military site : non-airfield

  20. Henley-on-Thames


    Military site : non-airfield
    One of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which catered for approximately 25 airmen at a time to come for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Run by the American Red Cross, each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest...

  21. Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial

  22. Hepworth


    Military site : airfield
    A satellite station of Advanced Air Depot Honington. Work to complete this proposed bomber base was slow and still incomplete in April 1944 when it was renamed Shepherd's Grove, remaining unoccupied by 8th Air Force for the duration....

  23. Herringswell


    Military site : non-airfield

  24. Herzogenaurach


    Military site : airfield

  25. Heston


    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1929 as a civil, private Air Park, Heston was the first airfield in Britain to have an...

  26. Hethel


    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

  27. High Ercall

    High Ercall

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1939-41 for the RAF, as a combined fighter station and Maintenance Unit base, High Ercall had three tarmac runways, 23 hardstandings, two T2 hangars and 24 other hangars of various types. Occupied by the RAF from October 1940, it was...

  28. High Halden

    High Halden

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings. High Halden was then used as a Ninth Air Force Advanced Landing Ground, before being occupied by the 358th Fighter Group in 1944.

  29. High Wycombe

    High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Not the site of RAF High Wycombe, this was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946....

  30. Higham Heath

    Higham Heath

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster Truck Battalion. Exact location unknown.

  31. Hilgay, Norfolk

    Hilgay, Norfolk

    Crash site

  32. Histon


    Military site : non-airfield

  33. Hitcham


    Military site : non-airfield
    Prior to the move of the 4th Stategic Air Depot to Hitcham in April 1944, this station number had been associated with Wattisham. Exact location unknown.

  34. Hitchin


    Military site : non-airfield

  35. Hockering Wood

    Hockering Wood

    Military site : non-airfield

  36. Holmsley South

    Holmsley South

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42, Holmsley South opened in September 1942 as a Coastal Command base before construction was complete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 35 pan and three loop hardstandings, and five T2 hangars. The 1st American residents,...

  37. Honington


    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

  38. Horham


    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

  39. Horsham St Faith

    Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

  40. Hull


    Military site : non-airfield
    A Quartermaster Truck Battalion base. Black GIs were based here.

  41. Hunter Army Air Field

    Hunter Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  42. Huntingdon


    Military site : non-airfield

  43. Hurn


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a grass airfield fighter satellite to RAF Ibsley, Hurn was actually built during 1940-42 for bomber or transport use. It had eventually three tarmac-surface hard runways, 30 pan plus 46 loop hardstandings, and four T2, three Bellman and 10...

  44. Hurst Park Site

    Hurst Park Site

    Military site : non-airfield
    Originally a First World War Air Acceptance Park, created on an open and level site (common land or sports fields) where aircraft could be assembled and tested. Now public parkland.

  45. Huyton


    Military site : non-airfield
    This area housed internees, POWs (centred around the council houses of Blue Bell Lane) and American servicemen, all in separate camps....

  46. Ibsley


    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...

  47. Inverness


    Other location

  48. Istres, France

    Istres, France

    Military site : airfield

  49. Jaraczewo


    Crash site

  50. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery