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  1. Venlo


    Military site : airfield

  2. Venosa


    Military site : airfield

  3. Verdun


    Military site : airfield

  4. Vesuvius


    Military site : airfield

  5. Vichères


    Crash site

  6. Villacidro


    Military site : airfield

  7. Villacoublay


    Military site : airfield

  8. Villeneuve / Vertus

    Villeneuve / Vertus

    Military site : airfield

  9. Vincenzo


    Military site : airfield

  10. Vitry-le-Francois


    Military site : airfield

  11. Vledder


    Crash site

  12. Vogelsang


    Military site : airfield

  13. Voisins


    Military site : airfield

  14. Vållö


    Crash site

  15. Waddling Lane, Blundeston, Suffolk

  16. Wakes Colne

    Wakes Colne

    Military site : non-airfield

  17. Walcot Hall

    Walcot Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Bought by the Dearden family in 1891, during the Second World War the Hall was used as an RAF operations room remote from conjoined RAF Wittering and RAF Collyweston. From December 1943 the 67th Fighter Wing took over, using the Hall as a command and...

  18. Walhampton House

    Walhampton House

    Military site : non-airfield
    Run by the American Red Cross, Walhampton House 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...

  19. Walla Walla Army Air Base

    Walla Walla Army Air Base

    Military site : airfield
    Walla Walla airfield opened in 1922 for municipal flying, and became an airport in 1930. ...

  20. Wallingford, Oxfordshire

    Wallingford, Oxfordshire

    Other location

  21. Wapley Common

    Wapley Common

    Military site : non-airfield
    Exact location unknown.

  22. Warborough


    Other location

  23. Warmwell


    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Woodsford, the station opened as a grass airfield Armament Practice Camp in 1937. Subject to a change of name in 1938, to avoid confusion with the Avro factory airfield of Woodford, RAF Warmwell was used as a training, fighter and ASR...

  24. Warton


    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...

  25. Warton Marsh

    Warton Marsh

    Crash site

  26. Washington Crossing National Cemetery

  27. Watford


    Military site : non-airfield

  28. Wattisham


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1938 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Wattisham was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in September 1942. The 68th Observation Group was the first American unit to occupy the station from October to...

  29. Wattisham Memorial

    Wattisham Memorial

    Other location

  30. Watton


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...

  31. Wauwilermoos


    Other location

  32. Waycross Army Airfield

    Waycross Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  33. Welford


    Military site : airfield
    Welford was planned as an RAF bomber Operational Training Unit, but was instead allocated to the USAAF for use as a transport airfield. It was built in 1943 to a standard design, with a 6,000 foot runway with two shorter runways, hardstandings and two...

  34. Wellingborough


    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to support units, including Quartermaster Truck Companies. Part of the depot at Wellingborough was based in a former shirt factory on a site off Brickhill Road. The building is now part of Weavers Academy.

  35. Wendling


    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

  36. West Monkton

    West Monkton

    Military site : non-airfield

  37. Westhampnett


    Military site : airfield
    Acquired in 1938 as an Emergency Landing Ground for RAF Tangmere, Westhampnett was upgraded to satellite status in 1940. It had eventually three grass runways, 19 pan hardstandings, 32 small pens, and one T1 plus eight over-blister hangars. Occupied by...

  38. Weston Super Mare

    Weston Super Mare

    Military site : non-airfield

  39. 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...

  40. Westover Army Airfield

    Westover Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  41. 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...

  42. Wiesbaden


    Military site : airfield

  43. Williamette National Cemetery

  44. 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...

  45. Wilmont


    Military site : non-airfield

  46. Wilogne, Belgium

    Wilogne, Belgium

    Crash site

  47. Wincanton War Memorial

    Wincanton War Memorial

    Other location

  48. Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle

    Other location

  49. Winkleigh


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

  50. 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,...