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  1. Weston Zoyland

    Weston Zoyland

    Military site : airfield
    First used in 1926 as a grass airfield Landing Ground for Anti-Aircraft Co-operation summer camps, Weston Zoyland became an RAF station in 1940. It was used as a training base for Army Co-Operation squadrons from 1941, and as an Armament Practice Camp...

  2. Westover Army Air Field

    Westover Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  3. Wethersfield

    Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  4. Wiesbaden

    Wiesbaden

    Military site : airfield

  5. Williamstrip Park

    Williamstrip Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    Sir John Soane was engaged by the Hicks Beaches in 1791 to make alterations to the house to the form in which we see it today. During the Second World War American officers were billeted there - accompanied by Lady Mary Watson the then occupier and her...

  6. Wilmont

    Wilmont

    Military site : non-airfield

  7. Wilogne, Belgium

    Wilogne, Belgium

    Crash site

  8. Wincanton War Memorial

    Wincanton War Memorial

    Other location

  9. Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle

    Other location

  10. Winkleigh

    Winkleigh

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Winkleigh airfield was used by the Royal Norwegian Air Force from 1944. Exact location unknown.

  11. Winkton

    Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

  12. Witney

    Witney

    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...

  13. Wittering

    Wittering

    Military site : airfield
    Wittering, now in Cambridgeshire, began as RFC Stamford in 1916. By the end of the First World War, it had been renamed RAF Wittering, and was used by both British and American aircraft. It had six hangars, fifteen aircraft sheds and many other...

  14. Wittmund Garrison Cemetery

  15. Woodbridge

    Woodbridge

    Military site : airfield

  16. Woodchurch

    Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...

  17. Woolfox Lodge

    Woolfox Lodge

    Military site : airfield
    This Second World War airfield was opened in 1940 and used by RAF Bomber Command; the USAAF used the airfield for a short period in 1944. Post-war it was a Bloodhound Missile site, closing in 1964 to be returned to agricultural use.

  18. Worcester

    Worcester

    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...

  19. Wormingford

    Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

  20. Woroniec

    Woroniec

    Crash site

  21. Wortley

    Wortley

    Military site : non-airfield
    Wortley was a Reserve Ammunition Dump in South Yorkshire, to the west of Barnsley and north of Sheffield....

  22. Wright Army Airfield

    Wright Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  23. Wymondham

    Wymondham

    Military site : non-airfield
    The hospital was built on a site requisitioned by the Ministry of Works in 1943 and selected as a location to build a Military hospital to support the bases of the US 8th Air Force located nearby. The Medical facility was built under reverse Lend-Lease...

  24. Wymondham College

    Wymondham College

    Military site : non-airfield

  25. Yate

    Yate

    Military site : non-airfield

  26. Youks-les-Bains

    Youks-les-Bains

    Military site : airfield

  27. Zeals

    Zeals

    Military site : airfield
    Zeals was set up as a grass Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1941-42, and allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 but not used. Handed to the Ninth Air Force, it was briefly a Tactical Air Depot before being handed back to the RAF then Royal...

  28. Zegelsem

    Zegelsem

    Crash site