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  1. East Coast Memorial

  2. East Harling

    East Harling

    Military site : non-airfield

  3. East Kirkby

    East Kirkby

    Crash site

  4. East Wretham

    East Wretham

    Military site : airfield
    East Wretham was not improved to Class A standard. It retained its shorter runways, although eventually pierced-steel planking was laid to make take offs and landings easier for the Thunderbolt, and then Mustang, pilots. Steel matting was also laid to...

  5. Eastcote

    Eastcote

    Military site : non-airfield
    During the war the area between Eastcote Road and Lime Grove was known as HMS Pembroke and supported operations at Bletchley Park (encryption and code-breaking). After the war Pembroke's role was as GCHQ until the move to Cheltenham....

  6. Ebrington Manor

    Ebrington Manor

    Military site : non-airfield
    Run by the American Red Cross, Ebrington Manor 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...

  7. Eccles

    Eccles

    Military site : non-airfield
    Exact location unknown - centred on the Eccles Road area adjacent to Snetterton Heath 138. There is an active, but un-manned railway station there that would probably have been used in Eccles proposed capacity as a Strategic Air Depot Area. However,...

  8. Edgeworth

    Edgeworth

    Crash site

  9. Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Other location

  10. Egginton

    Egginton

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to a Quartermaster unit. There was a rail junction nearby (one line is now dismantled). Exact location unknown - probably to the north of Egginton Road which runs west out of Hilton.

  11. Eglinton

    Eglinton

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF in 1940-41, Eighth Air Force lodger units moved in in 1942. The 52nd Fighter Group and 82nd Fighter Group used the airfield, before the Royal Navy moved in and occupied the base until 1959. Partly closed, it was still used by the...

  12. Ellington Field

    Ellington Field

    Military site : airfield

  13. Elveden 3rd Air Division memorial window

  14. Elveden Hall

    Elveden Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Elveden Hall, Brandon, Suffolk was used during the Second World War as a headquarters for the USAAF Third Air Division. Some evidence to suggest that the staff quarters were struck and destroyed by a bomb....

  15. Endcliffe Park

    Endcliffe Park

    Crash site

  16. Ephrata Army Airfield

    Ephrata Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  17. Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

  18. Epinoy, France

    Epinoy, France

    Crash site
    On 18 DEC 1944, two B-26s of the 394th BG were involved in a mid-air collision (Category 4 Damage) over Epinoy, France (ALG A-75). Both flight crews perished. except Radio-Gunner, T/Sgt Charles Lipscomb. He was ejected from his seat while waiting to...

  19. Erlestoke

    Erlestoke

    Military site : non-airfield
    The area was used for accommodation for a Liaison Squadron. Exact location unknown.

  20. Eschwege

    Eschwege

    Military site : airfield

  21. Exeter

    Exeter

    Military site : airfield
    A private grass airfield 1930s, and Exeter Airport 1938-39, the airfield was also used by National Air Communications (responsible for managing civil flying at the start of the Second World War). Home to part of the Royal Aeronautical Establishment and...

  22. Eye

    Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

  23. Eygelshoven

    Eygelshoven

    Crash site

  24. Eynsham Hall

    Eynsham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield

  25. Fairford

    Fairford

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Ninth Air Force, but not used by the USAAF in the Second World War. Became a United States Air Force Europe base in the Cold War.

  26. Fairland United Reformed Church, Wymondham

  27. Falcon Field

    Falcon Field

    Military site : airfield

  28. Fallskärmsjägarlägret

    Fallskärmsjägarlägret

    Other location

  29. Farabol

    Farabol

    Crash site

  30. Fayid

    Fayid

    Military site : airfield

  31. Feering

    Feering

    Other location

  32. Ferme de la Grange

    Ferme de la Grange

    Crash site

  33. Fersfield

    Fersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Winfarthing when the site was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942, it was renamed Fersfield when built for the Eighth Air Force 1943-44. USAAF and US Navy projects 'Aphrodite' 'Batty' and 'Anvil' (attempts to develop and use...

  34. Fighting Cocks Pub, St Albans

  35. Filton

    Filton

    Military site : airfield
    Prior to D-Day aircraft imported from the USA (through Avonmouth docks) were assembled at Fliton Aerodrome. It was also one of the main D-Day causality stations, from where the wounded were evacuated to Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. 9th Service Command...

  36. Finkenrath

    Finkenrath

    Crash site

  37. Flatford

    Flatford

    Other location

  38. Flixton, Suffolk

    Flixton, Suffolk

    Other location

  39. Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

  40. Florennes / Juzaine

    Florennes / Juzaine

    Military site : airfield

  41. Florida National Cemetery

  42. Flygvapenmuseum, Linköping, Sweden

  43. Folkingham

    Folkingham

    Military site : airfield
    Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...

  44. Forchies-la-marche

    Forchies-la-marche

    Crash site

  45. Ford

    Ford

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a Royal Flying Corps station at the end of the First World War, the airfield was unused from 1920-1930, and a civil airfield from 1930-1936. Re-used as RAF Ford 1937-39, and operated by the Royal Navy 1939-40, it was allocated for Eighth...

  46. Forges-les-Eaux

    Forges-les-Eaux

    Crash site

  47. Fort Bliss National Cemetery

  48. Fort Dix

    Fort Dix

    Military site : non-airfield

  49. Fort Logan National Cemetery

  50. Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery