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  1. Henley

    Henley

    Military site : non-airfield

  2. 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...

  3. Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial

  4. 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....

  5. Herringswell

    Herringswell

    Military site : non-airfield

  6. Heston

    Heston

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

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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.

  10. High Wycombe

    High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    High Wycome known as Daws Hill 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....

  11. Higham Heath

    Higham Heath

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

  12. Hilgay, Norfolk

    Hilgay, Norfolk

    Crash site

  13. Histon

    Histon

    Military site : non-airfield

  14. 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.

  15. Hitchin

    Hitchin

    Military site : non-airfield

  16. Hobson Street Club, Hobson Street, Cambridge

    Hobson Street Club, Hobson Street, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, Hobson Street Club provided snacks, information, lounges and games facilities for American Servicemen.

  17. Hockering Wood

    Hockering Wood

    Military site : non-airfield

  18. Hollum

    Hollum

    Crash site

  19. 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,...

  20. Homersfield

    Homersfield

    Other location

  21. 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...

  22. Horham

    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....

  23. Horsehill Tor

    Horsehill Tor

    Crash site

  24. 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...

  25. Hull

    Hull

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

  26. Hunter Army Air Field

    Hunter Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  27. Huntingdon

    Huntingdon

    Military site : non-airfield

  28. Hurn

    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...

  29. 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.

  30. Huyton

    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....

  31. Ibsley

    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...

  32. Inverness

    Inverness

    Other location

  33. Istres, France

    Istres, France

    Military site : airfield

  34. Jaraczewo

    Jaraczewo

    Crash site

  35. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

  36. Joubieval

    Joubieval

    Crash site

  37. Juvincourt

    Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  38. Kassel/Rothwesten

    Kassel/Rothwesten

    Military site : airfield

  39. Keevil

    Keevil

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Keevil was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 51 pan hardstandings, two T2 hangars and nine...

  40. Kelstern Grange

    Kelstern Grange

    Crash site

  41. Kenley

    Kenley

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Station with US lodger units; USAAF using Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations between British and US forces. During 1943 RAF aircraft,, continued to escort...

  42. Kenmare House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

    Kenmare House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, Kenmare House provided beds, information, lounges and waffles for American Servicemen.

  43. Kettering

    Kettering

    Military site : non-airfield
    There is some confusion as to the location of units stationed in or around Kettering, including at Boughton House. Exact locations unknown.

  44. Ketteringham Hall

    Ketteringham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    300-400 US servicemen were housed in Nissen huts built in what is now woodland next to the Hall. At one time home to Team Lotus (Formula 1); currently privately owned with a memorial in the grounds.

  45. Key Field

    Key Field

    Military site : airfield

  46. Keythorpe Hall

    Keythorpe Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  47. Kidderminster

    Kidderminster

    Military site : non-airfield
    Support units were based here. The station number is listed as the same for Stone, Staffordshire (Duncan Hall). Exact location unknown.

  48. Kilkeel

    Kilkeel

    Military site : non-airfield

  49. Kimbolton

    Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

  50. Kingham

    Kingham

    Military site : non-airfield
    The depot known as Kingham would appear to have been quite spread out over the area between Kingham and Adlestrop. Both villages had a railway station but Adlestrop is now disused. There was an Ammunition Inspection Building well away from the villages...