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  1. Altrincham


    Military site : non-airfield
    Built within the large grounds of the huge Dunham Massey Hall estate, close to good road and rail links, a camp of wooden and nissen huts was built as a staging post for troops prior to assignment and in the build-up to the Normandy Invasion; a...

  2. Amberieu


    Military site : airfield

  3. Amendola


    Military site : airfield

  4. American Air Museum

    American Air Museum

    Other location

  5. American Library - Memorial to the 2nd Air Division, USAAF

  6. Amiens


    Military site : airfield

  7. Ampfield


    Crash site

  8. Andover


    Military site : airfield
    Andover was built in the First World War and used by the Royal Flying Corps, then the RAF. Home to the 370th Fighter Group in 1944, it was then handed back to the RAF. The airfield closed in 1976, and the site has since been used by the British Army.

  9. Andrews Field

    Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

  10. Angeren


    Crash site

  11. Ansbach


    Military site : airfield

  12. Anstey


    Crash site

  13. Arborfield Cross

    Arborfield Cross

    Military site : non-airfield
    Arborfield Hall housed the Headquarters Unit of the 2nd Advanced Air Depot Area. Composed of about 50 officers and 200 enlisted men the unit moved to Arborfield between December 1943 and January 1944 from Bushey Park, London . The officers ate their...

  14. Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

  15. Arlington National Cemetery

  16. Arthingworth


    Military site : non-airfield

  17. Asch


    Military site : airfield

  18. Ascot


    Military site : non-airfield
    Headquarters Ninth Air Force.

  19. Ashchurch


    Military site : non-airfield

  20. Ashdown Park

    Ashdown Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    An Air Support Command base....

  21. Ashford


    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

  22. Ashingdon Hill

    Ashingdon Hill

    Crash site

  23. Ashurst Camp

    Ashurst Camp

    Military site : non-airfield

  24. Atcham


    Military site : airfield
    Atcham, at some remove from other American Air Force bases in Shropshire, was used by USAAF to train pilots from June 1942, several months before the American Eagle Squadrons were combined to form the 4th Fighter Group. Pilots here were mainly trained...

  25. Athis


    Military site : airfield

  26. Attleborough Railway Station

  27. Attlebridge


    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  28. Augsburg


    Military site : airfield

  29. Aylesbury


    Military site : non-airfield
    Exact location unknown.

  30. Aylesfield House

    Aylesfield House

    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Ayr


    Military site : airfield
    RAF Ayr was the designation of Heathfield Airfield (not the same as RAF Prestwick), occupying a site to the north of Ayr (Craigie) race course . Originally intended as a base for two day, and one night fighter units to protect shipping and ports....

  32. Azeville


    Military site : airfield

  33. Babenhausen


    Military site : airfield

  34. Balderton


    Military site : airfield
    Originally an RAF grass airfield, Balderton was developed as an RAF bomber base with hard runways in 1942-43. The Ninth Air Force's 437th Troop Carrier Group and 439th Troop Carrier Group used the airfield in 1944, before it was handed back to the RAF...

  35. Bamber Bridge

    Bamber Bridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    Adams Hall was part of the huge Replacement Control Depot network for processing troops newly arrived in England from ports such as Liverpool, prior to their being assigned a unit and had a similar function to the camps at Stone, Staffordshire....

  36. Banham


    Crash site

  37. Barcellona Landing Ground

    Barcellona Landing Ground

    Military site : airfield

  38. Bari


    Military site : airfield

  39. Barksdale Army Air Field

    Barksdale Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  40. Barkston Heath

    Barkston Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Barkston Heath was established as a grass Relief Landing Ground for RAF Cranwell in 1941-43, before being developed with hard runways for RAF Bomber Command in 1943-44. It was used by the transport aircraft of the Ninth Air Force's 61st Troop Carrier...

  41. Barnham (Little Heath)

    Barnham (Little Heath)

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Barnham started life in the First World War and during the Second World War was a chemical storage facility. Indications are that is was used by both UK and US forces due to its specialised nature.

  42. Barnham (Warren Wood)

    Barnham (Warren Wood)

    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....

  43. Barrack Square Memorials, Martlesham

  44. Barroway Drove

    Barroway Drove

    Crash site

  45. Barsham


    Crash site

  46. Bassingbourn


    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

  47. Bath


    Military site : non-airfield
    160 Station Hospital. 77th Evacuation Hospital - this may have been based around Frenchay Hospital, Bristol or grounds owned by them in the area.

  48. Baverstock


    Military site : non-airfield
    Philipps House and Dinton Park was the headquarters of 4 Base Air Depot, with a camp in the surrounding parkland. There was a storage facility next to the railway....

  49. Beaulieu


    Military site : airfield

  50. Beaumont


    Military site : non-airfield
    A satellite station of Advanced Air Depot Boxted. Of a list of 75 airfield sites for consideration by the 8th Air Force in July 1942 Beaumont had not been specified and by December, in a review with the RAF, as the land had only been requisitioned and...