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  1. Longwater Lane Cemetery, Costessey, Norfolk

  2. Lonray


    Military site : airfield

  3. Lords Bridge

    Lords Bridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    Some Advanced Ammunition Parks were used to store poison gas bombs or chemical weapons. Exact location unknown.

  4. Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

  5. Lucera


    Military site : airfield

  6. Ludham


    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1940-42, Ludham was allocated to the Eighth Air Force 1942 but not used. It remained an RAF and Fleet Air Arm Station from 1942-1945.

  7. Lurgan


    Military site : non-airfield
    Used by the 63rd Signal Battalion.

  8. Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

  9. Lydda


    Military site : airfield

  10. Lydiard Tregoze

    Lydiard Tregoze

    Military site : non-airfield
    Lydiard House and Park had a number of uses during the Second World War, which included accommodation for American servicemen. A USAAF hospital was also constructed in the Park. In the later stages of the war and for some time after the buildings were...

  11. Lymington


    Military site : airfield
    Used by US units including the 50th Fighter Group. The present-day private grass airstrip is to the north of the Second World War airfield site.

  12. Lyon / Bron

    Lyon / Bron

    Military site : airfield

  13. Maastricht


    Military site : airfield

  14. MacDill Air Force Base

    MacDill Air Force Base

    Military site : airfield

  15. Madna


    Military site : airfield

  16. Madras Army Airfield

    Madras Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  17. Maghaberry


    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 as a training and factory airfield satellite to RAF Long Kesh, Maghaberry had three concrete runways, 17 pan and 14 loop type hardstandings, and two T2 hangars. Occupied by RAF Army Co-operation squadrons and Operational Training...

  18. Maghull


    Military site : non-airfield
    Location of the Poverty Lane Camp and another camp at Deyes Lane. Black GIs were based here.

  19. Manchester


    Military site : non-airfield
    The Camp known as Race Course Camp, Manchester, was on the site of the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens which opened in 1836. The building of a railway and marshalling yards cut the land in two , but would prove invaluable as a Port Transit Depot for the...

  20. Manduria


    Military site : airfield

  21. Manningtree


    Other location

  22. Manston


    Military site : airfield
    Built for Royal Naval Air Service use in the First World War, it was both an RAF and Fleet Air Arm base from 1918-50, and after the war a USAF Strategic Air Command base from 1950-51, a United States Air Forces Europe base from 1950-58, an RAF station...

  23. March Army Airfield

    March Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  24. Marchington Hall

    Marchington Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    In the build up to the Normandy landings Marchington was used as a staging post for US troops newly arrived in the UK from Liverpool. The camp may also have included a Replacement Depot where servicemen would be billeted pending assignment to a unit....

  25. Marcianise Airfield

    Marcianise Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  26. Market Lavington

    Market Lavington

    Military site : non-airfield

  27. Market Street Dormitory, Market Street, Cambridge

    Market Street Dormitory, Market Street, Cambridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    One of the American Red Cross Clubs in Cambridge, Market Street Dormitory facilities for American Servicemen.

  28. Marklowice


    Crash site

  29. Marks Hall

    Marks Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Marks Hall's estate was requisitioned in 1941 for the construction of Earls Colne airfield (USAAF Station 358)....

  30. Marlborough


    Military site : non-airfield

  31. Martlesham Heath

    Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

  32. Massicault


    Military site : airfield

  33. Matching


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Matching was transferred to the Ninth Air Force and first occupied in January 1944 by the 391st Bomb Group, equipped with B-26s. The station had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two...

  34. Mateur


    Military site : airfield

  35. Matlask


    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite to nearby RAF Coltishall, Matlask was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 as a potential fighter base, but it was used only by detachments from the 56th Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, during 1943. Plans...

  36. Maupertus


    Military site : airfield

  37. Maydown


    Military site : airfield
    2nd Fighter Squadron of the 52nd Fighter Group, and the 97th Fighter Squadron of the 82nd Fighter Group were lodgers here in 1942.

  38. Meautis


    Military site : airfield

  39. Mediouna


    Military site : airfield

  40. Medmenham


    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Medmenham was home to the Central Interpretation Unit, later the Allied Central Interpretation Unit, responsible for analysing aerial photography taken by American and British reconnaissance aircraft.

  41. Melchbourne Park

    Melchbourne Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    Some Advanced Ammunition Parks were used to store poison gas bombs or chemical weapons. Possible location.

  42. Mellaha


    Military site : airfield

  43. Melton Mowbray

    Melton Mowbray

    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...

  44. Melun


    Military site : airfield

  45. Membury


    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training base, Membury was built during 1942, and then upgraded in 1943 after allocation to the USAAF as a reconnaissance or transport base, with maintenance and repair depot facilities. It had eventually three concrete...

  46. Memorial Bench, North Pickenham

  47. Memorial at Saint Martin de Blagny

  48. Memphis National Cemetery

  49. Mendlesham


    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

  50. Mennaye Field

    Mennaye Field

    Military site : non-airfield