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  1. Hainault

    Hainault

    Military site : non-airfield

  2. Hainford, Norfolk

    Hainford, Norfolk

    Crash site

  3. Hale

    Hale

    Military site : non-airfield
    An Air Service Command base. Exact location unknown.

  4. Halesworth

    Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

  5. Halesworth (Holton) Airfield Memorial Museum

  6. Halstead

    Halstead

    Military site : non-airfield

  7. Halvergate Marshes

    Halvergate Marshes

    Crash site

  8. Hampstead Borough

    Hampstead Borough

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

  9. Hani Airfield

    Hani Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  10. Hardwick

    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....

  11. Hardwick Memorial Cross

  12. Harling Farm, Norfolk

    Harling Farm, Norfolk

    Other location

  13. Harrington

    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...

  14. Harrow Lane Memorial, Leiston

  15. Harwich

    Harwich

    Other location

  16. Haseley Court

    Haseley Court

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

  17. Hatfield Heath

    Hatfield Heath

    Crash site

  18. Haughley Park

    Haughley Park

    Military site : non-airfield

  19. Haveringland Hall

    Haveringland Hall

    Other location

  20. Haybes, France

    Haybes, France

    Crash site

  21. Haydock

    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...

  22. Headcorn

    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...

  23. Heathrow

    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...

  24. Hendon

    Hendon

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

  25. Henham Park, Suffolk

  26. Henley

    Henley

    Military site : non-airfield

  27. Henley-on-Thames

    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...

  28. Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial

  29. Hepworth

    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....

  30. Herringswell

    Herringswell

    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Herzogenaurach

    Herzogenaurach

    Military site : airfield

  32. Heston

    Heston

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

  33. Hethel

    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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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.

  36. 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....

  37. Higham Heath

    Higham Heath

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

  38. Hilgay, Norfolk

    Hilgay, Norfolk

    Crash site

  39. Histon

    Histon

    Military site : non-airfield

  40. Hitcham

    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.

  41. Hitchin

    Hitchin

    Military site : non-airfield

  42. Hockering Wood

    Hockering Wood

    Military site : non-airfield

  43. Hollum

    Hollum

    Crash site

  44. 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,...

  45. Homersfield

    Homersfield

    Other location

  46. Honington

    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...

  47. 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...

  48. Hull

    Hull

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

  49. Hunter Army Air Field

    Hunter Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  50. Huntingdon

    Huntingdon

    Military site : non-airfield