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  1. Brampton Grange

    Brampton Grange

    Military site : non-airfield
    The First Air Division HQ was established at the Grange Hotel, Brampton and very quickly became operational on 15th June 1942 under the command of Colonel Claude E Duncan; on 19th August, Brampton was officially activated as the First Bomb Wing...

  2. Braunshardt

    Braunshardt

    Military site : airfield

  3. Bray Court

    Bray Court

    Military site : non-airfield
    Site of disused RAF Bray/RAF Bray Court. Home of some USAAF support units, including Engineering and Quartermaster units.

  4. Braybrooke

    Braybrooke

    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...

  5. Breamore

    Breamore

    Military site : airfield
    A temporary grass airstrip in the grounds of Breamore House, used as HQ by US VII Corps from October 1943, & as temporary HQ by US 3rd Army under General Patton from June to July 1944....

  6. Brenzett

    Brenzett

    Military site : airfield
    Intersecting Sommerfeld track (steel mesh) runways were build (1943) on Romney Marsh and as RAF Brenzett, was to be used as an Advanced Landing Ground, for an allied assault on mainland Europe. In 1944 it was allocated to the Americans who used it to...

  7. Brest, France

    Brest, France

    Military site : non-airfield

  8. Bretigny

    Bretigny

    Military site : airfield

  9. Bretteville-sur-Laize

  10. Brigg

    Brigg

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to some support units, including Quatermaster units. Exact location unknown - based on village centre.

  11. Brighton

    Brighton

    Other location

  12. Bristol

    Bristol

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster Truck unit. Exact location unknown - based on city centre.

  13. Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial

  14. Brome Village Church

    Brome Village Church

    Other location

  15. Brooklands Club, Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge

    Brooklands Club, Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, the Brooklands Club provided meals, snacks, information, beds and lounges for American Servicemen.

  16. Brookwood

    Brookwood

    Military site : non-airfield

  17. Brookwood American Cemetery and Memorial

  18. Brucheville

    Brucheville

    Military site : airfield

  19. Bruern Abbey

    Bruern Abbey

    Military site : non-airfield
    Bruern Abbey House (1720) built on the site of a Cistercian Abbey founded in 1147. Currently an Independent Preparatory School.

  20. Brugelette

    Brugelette

    Other location

  21. Bryanston Square

    Bryanston Square

    Military site : non-airfield
    Headquarters Air technical Services Command in Europe. Exact location unknown.

  22. Buc

    Buc

    Military site : airfield

  23. Buchenwald

    Buchenwald

    Other location

  24. Buckfastleigh

    Buckfastleigh

    Military site : non-airfield

  25. Buckland House

    Buckland House

    Military site : non-airfield

  26. Bungay

    Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

  27. Bungay Community Centre

    Bungay Community Centre

    Other location

  28. Bures

    Bures

    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...

  29. Burn Fell, Trough of Bowland

  30. Burton Rough

    Burton Rough

    Military site : non-airfield
    This woodland area was used by 461st Signal Construction Battalion....

  31. Burton-on-Trent

    Burton-on-Trent

    Military site : non-airfield
    The Wetmore Road industrial area was taken over by US servicemen. This location is sandwiched between the River Trent and railway marshalling yards.

  32. Burtonwood

    Burtonwood

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1939-40, the RAF's No. 37 Maintenance Unit used the base from 1940 to 1942, before it became a joint Anglo-American maintenance and servicing airfield - a Base Air Depot. After the war it continued to be used as a maintenance and...

  33. Bury St Edmunds

    Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

  34. Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

  35. Bushey Hall

    Bushey Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Requisitioned in 1942 and handed over to the Eighth Air Force later that year; USAAF used it as the Headquarters VIIIth Fighter Command due to its proximity to RAF Fighter Command headquarters at Bentley Priory. After the Berlin Airlift (1948-49) it...

  36. Cairngarroch Bay

    Cairngarroch Bay

    Crash site

  37. Cakes & Ale Holiday Park, Leiston

  38. Calverton National Cemetery

  39. Cambrai/Niergnies

    Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

  40. Cambridge

    Cambridge

    Other location

  41. Cambridge American Cemetery

  42. Cambridge Herschel Road

    Cambridge Herschel Road

    Military site : non-airfield

  43. Camp Griffiss

    Camp Griffiss

    Military site : non-airfield
    Named Camp Griffiss after Colonel Townsend Griffiss, the first US casualty of the war, killed when his aircraft was downed by friendly fire....

  44. Camp Pinedale

    Camp Pinedale

    Military site : non-airfield

  45. Camp Upton

    Camp Upton

    Military site : non-airfield

  46. Campsea Ashe

    Campsea Ashe

    Crash site

  47. Canrobert

    Canrobert

    Military site : airfield

  48. Canterbury, Kent

    Canterbury, Kent

    Other location

  49. Capodichino

    Capodichino

    Military site : airfield

  50. Cardonville

    Cardonville

    Military site : airfield