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  1. Bowes Moor

    Bowes Moor

    Military site : non-airfield
    Site of a Chemical storage facility. It closed at the end of the war and many of the chemicals were burnt and some areas concreted over. The infrastructure is still clearly visible. Although the surrounding area is farmland there is no access permitted...

  2. Boxted

    Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

  3. Boxted Airfield Museum

    Boxted Airfield Museum

    Other location

  4. Braintree

    Braintree

    Military site : non-airfield

  5. 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...

  6. Braunshardt

    Braunshardt

    Military site : airfield

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. 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....

  10. Bredfield

    Bredfield

    Crash site

  11. 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...

  12. Brest, France

    Brest, France

    Military site : non-airfield

  13. Bretigny

    Bretigny

    Military site : airfield

  14. Bretteville-sur-Laize

  15. Brigg

    Brigg

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

  16. Brighton

    Brighton

    Other location

  17. Bristol

    Bristol

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

  18. Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial

  19. Brome Village Church

    Brome Village Church

    Other location

  20. 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.

  21. Brookwood

    Brookwood

    Military site : non-airfield

  22. Brookwood American Cemetery and Memorial

  23. Brucheville

    Brucheville

    Military site : airfield

  24. 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.

  25. Brugelette

    Brugelette

    Other location

  26. Bryanston Square

    Bryanston Square

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

  27. Buc

    Buc

    Military site : airfield

  28. Buchenwald

    Buchenwald

    Other location

  29. Buckfastleigh

    Buckfastleigh

    Military site : non-airfield

  30. Buckland House

    Buckland House

    Military site : non-airfield

  31. 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...

  32. Bungay Community Centre

    Bungay Community Centre

    Other location

  33. 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...

  34. Burn Fell, Trough of Bowland

  35. Burton Rough

    Burton Rough

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

  36. 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.

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

  39. Bury St Edmunds, Abbey Gardens

  40. 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...

  41. Cairngarroch Bay

    Cairngarroch Bay

    Crash site

  42. Cakes & Ale Holiday Park, Leiston

  43. Calverton National Cemetery

  44. Cambrai/Niergnies

    Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

  45. Cambridge

    Cambridge

    Other location

  46. Cambridge American Cemetery

  47. Cambridge Herschel Road

    Cambridge Herschel Road

    Military site : non-airfield

  48. 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....

  49. Camp Pinedale

    Camp Pinedale

    Military site : non-airfield

  50. Camp Upton

    Camp Upton

    Military site : non-airfield