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  1. Marklowice


    Crash site

  2. Marks Hall

    Marks Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Marks Hall's estate was requisitioned in 1941 for the construction of Earls Colne airfield (USAAF Station 358)....

  3. Marlborough


    Military site : non-airfield

  4. Martlesham Heath

    Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

  5. Massicault


    Military site : airfield

  6. Matching


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Matching was transferred to the Ninth Air Force and first occupied in January 1944 by the 391st Bomb Group, equipped with B-26s. The station had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two...

  7. Mateur


    Military site : airfield

  8. Matlask


    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite to nearby RAF Coltishall, Matlask was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 as a potential fighter base, but it was used only by detachments from the 56th Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, during 1943. Plans...

  9. Maupertus


    Military site : airfield

  10. Maydown


    Military site : airfield
    2nd Fighter Squadron of the 52nd Fighter Group, and the 97th Fighter Squadron of the 82nd Fighter Group were lodgers here in 1942.

  11. Meautis


    Military site : airfield

  12. Mediouna


    Military site : airfield

  13. Medmenham


    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Medmenham was home to the Central Interpretation Unit, later the Allied Central Interpretation Unit, responsible for analysing aerial photography taken by American and British reconnaissance aircraft.

  14. Melchbourne Park

    Melchbourne Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    Some Advanced Ammunition Parks were used to store poison gas bombs or chemical weapons. Possible location.

  15. Mellaha


    Military site : airfield

  16. Melton Mowbray

    Melton Mowbray

    Military site : non-airfield
    Advance Ammunition Parks used by the RAF were often enlarged to include USAAF munitions. These dumps which might exploit natural cave systems or dense woodland, also included concrete structures as a means of protection. Some were also used to store...

  17. Melun


    Military site : airfield

  18. Membury


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training base, Membury was built during 1942, and then upgraded in 1943 after allocation to the USAAF as a reconnaissance or transport base, with maintenance and repair depot facilities. It had eventually three concrete...

  19. Memorial Bench, North Pickenham

  20. Memorial at Saint Martin de Blagny

  21. Memphis National Cemetery

  22. Mendlesham


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

  23. Mennaye Field

    Mennaye Field

    Military site : non-airfield

  24. Merryfield


    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Isle Abbotts, the station was built during 1942-43 as a potential RAF bomber base, but completed in 1944 as a Ninth Air Force transport base. Renamed Merryfield in September 1943, by the time it opened in February 1944 there were three...

  25. Merseburg


    Other location

  26. Merston


    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1939-41 as a grass airfield satellite to RAF Tangmere, Merston initially had no fixed runways, 17 hardstandings, 12 double pens and six blister hangars. Occupied by RAF fighter squadrons from May 1941 to August 1942, it had been allocated...

  27. Metfield


    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

  28. Metz


    Military site : airfield

  29. Middle Wallop

    Middle Wallop

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...

  30. Middlesbrough


    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Mildenhall


    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1933-34 as the first of the new RAF bomber aerodromes in East Anglia, Mildenhall opened with a grass airfield and two Type A hangars in October 1934. It operated primarily as an RAF medium and heavy bomber base from 1934 to 1950, when it...

  32. Mill Hill

    Mill Hill

    Crash site

  33. Millville Army Air Field

    Millville Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  34. Milton Ernest

    Milton Ernest

    Military site : non-airfield

  35. Mirgorod


    Military site : airfield

  36. Molesworth


    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

  37. Montecorvino Airfield

    Montecorvino Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  38. Montesquieu


    Military site : airfield

  39. Monument to American Flyers, Dwingeloo

  40. Morley Hall

    Morley Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  41. Moulsford Manor

    Moulsford Manor

    Military site : non-airfield
    Run by the American Red Cross, Moulsford Manor was one of 16 country houses or 'flak homes' which housed airmen for Rest and Recuperation away from the stress of flying missions. Each serviceman was entitled to at least one rest period during their 25...

  42. Mount Farm

    Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...

  43. Mourmelon


    Military site : airfield

  44. Mousehill


    Military site : non-airfield

  45. Mousehole


    Military site : non-airfield
    A detachment of the 18th Weather Squadron was based here. Exact location unknown, but the camp/weather station could well have been on the cliffs or near the Coastguard Station.

  46. Mullaghmore


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber OTU and then for other purposes, Mullaghmore was built during 1941-42 with only two runways, but with 30 pan type hardstandings and four T2 hangars. 25 more 'Y’ type hardstandings were added in late 1943. The station was handed...

  47. Mundesley Flak House

    Mundesley Flak House

    Military site : non-airfield

  48. Muqeible


    Military site : airfield

  49. Narborough


    Military site : non-airfield
    First World War airfield which was eclipsed by its neighbour RAF Marham.

  50. Nardi's Fish and Chips

    Nardi's Fish and Chips

    Other location