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  1. 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.

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Woroniec


    Crash site

  5. Wortley


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

  6. Wright Army Airfield

    Wright Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  7. 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...

  8. Wymondham College

    Wymondham College

    Military site : non-airfield

  9. Yate


    Military site : non-airfield

  10. Youks-les-Bains


    Military site : airfield

  11. Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

  12. 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...

  13. Zegelsem


    Crash site