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  1. Amberieu


    Military site : airfield

  2. Amendola


    Military site : airfield

  3. American Air Museum

    American Air Museum

    Other location

  4. Amiens


    Military site : airfield

  5. Ampfield


    Crash site

  6. Andover


    Military site : airfield
    Andover was built in the First World War and used by the Royal Flying Corps, then the RAF. Home to the 370th Fighter Group in 1944, it was then handed back to the RAF. The airfield closed in 1976, and the site has since been used by the British Army.

  7. Andrews Field

    Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

  8. Angeren


    Crash site

  9. Ansbach


    Military site : airfield

  10. Anstey


    Crash site

  11. Arborfield Cross

    Arborfield Cross

    Military site : non-airfield
    Arborfield Hall housed the Headquarters Unit of the 2nd Advanced Air Depot Area. Composed of about 50 officers and 200 enlisted men the unit moved to Arborfield between December 1943 and January 1944 from Bushey Park, London . The officers ate their...

  12. Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

  13. Arlington National Cemetery

  14. Arthingworth


    Military site : non-airfield

  15. Asch


    Military site : airfield

  16. Ascot


    Military site : non-airfield
    Headquarters Ninth Air Force.

  17. Ashchurch


    Military site : non-airfield

  18. Ashdown Park

    Ashdown Park

    Military site : non-airfield
    An Air Support Command base....

  19. Ashford


    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

  20. Ashurst Camp

    Ashurst Camp

    Military site : non-airfield

  21. Atcham


    Military site : airfield
    Atcham, at some remove from other American Air Force bases in Shropshire, was used by USAAF to train pilots from June 1942, several months before the American Eagle Squadrons were combined to form the 4th Fighter Group. Pilots here were mainly trained...

  22. Athis


    Military site : airfield

  23. Attleborough Railway Station

  24. Attlebridge


    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  25. Augsburg


    Military site : airfield

  26. Aylesbury


    Military site : non-airfield
    Exact location unknown.

  27. Aylesfield House

    Aylesfield House

    Military site : non-airfield

  28. Ayr


    Military site : airfield
    RAF Ayr was the designation of Heathfield Airfield (not the same as RAF Prestwick), occupying a site to the north of Ayr (Craigie) race course . Originally intended as a base for two day, and one night fighter units to protect shipping and ports....

  29. Azeville


    Military site : airfield

  30. Babenhausen


    Military site : airfield

  31. Balderton


    Military site : airfield
    Originally an RAF grass airfield, Balderton was developed as an RAF bomber base with hard runways in 1942-43. The Ninth Air Force's 437th Troop Carrier Group and 439th Troop Carrier Group used the airfield in 1944, before it was handed back to the RAF...

  32. Bamber Bridge

    Bamber Bridge

    Military site : non-airfield
    Adams Hall was part of the huge Replacement Control Depot network for processing troops newly arrived in England from ports such as Liverpool, prior to their being assigned a unit and had a similar function to the camps at Stone, Staffordshire....

  33. Banham


    Crash site

  34. Bari


    Military site : airfield

  35. Barksdale Army Air Field

    Barksdale Army Air Field

    Military site : airfield

  36. Barkston Heath

    Barkston Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Barkston Heath was established as a grass Relief Landing Ground for RAF Cranwell in 1941-43, before being developed with hard runways for RAF Bomber Command in 1943-44. It was used by the transport aircraft of the Ninth Air Force's 61st Troop Carrier...

  37. Barnham (Little Heath)

    Barnham (Little Heath)

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Barnham started life in the First World War and during the Second World War was a chemical storage facility. Indications are that is was used by both UK and US forces due to its specialised nature.

  38. Barnham (Warren Wood)

    Barnham (Warren Wood)

    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....

  39. Barrack Square Memorials, Martlesham

  40. Barroway Drove

    Barroway Drove

    Crash site

  41. Barsham


    Crash site

  42. Bassingbourn


    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

  43. Bath


    Military site : non-airfield
    160 Station Hospital. 77th Evacuation Hospital - this may have been based around Frenchay Hospital, Bristol or grounds owned by them in the area.

  44. Baverstock


    Military site : non-airfield
    Philipps House and Dinton Park was the headquarters of 4 Base Air Depot, with a camp in the surrounding parkland. There was a storage facility next to the railway....

  45. Beaulieu


    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

  46. Beaumont


    Military site : non-airfield
    A satellite station of Advanced Air Depot Boxted. Of a list of 75 airfield sites for consideration by the 8th Air Force in July 1942 Beaumont had not been specified and by December, in a review with the RAF, as the land had only been requisitioned and...

  47. Beaumont Sur Oise

    Beaumont Sur Oise

    Military site : airfield

  48. Beauvais/Tille


    Military site : airfield

  49. Beauvoir, France

    Beauvoir, France

    Crash site

  50. Beccles


    Military site : airfield
    Beccles was built for the Eighth Air Force in 1943-44 but not used. RAF and Fleet Air Arm units occupied the base from 1944-45, providing Air Sea Rescue support. It closed 1945 and re-opened as Beccles Heliport 1965. The private Beccles Airfield has...