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  1. Cognac, France

    Cognac, France

    Crash site

  2. Cokethorpe

    Cokethorpe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Cokethorpe House was built in 1709 for the Harcourt family. There was a tented camp in the Park grounds. The mansion at Cokethorpe Park has become the independent Cokethorpe School. Exact location unknown.

  3. Colchester

    Colchester

    Other location

  4. Cold Norton

    Cold Norton

    Military site : airfield
    Along with Southminster a satellite station of Maldon and one of a list of 75 airfield sites for consideration by the 8th Air Force in July 1942. All three proposed sites had been requisitioned and surveyed but it was decided to defer construction...

  5. Coleby Grange

    Coleby Grange

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Coleby Grange is located between the villages of Coleby and Nocton Green on open heathland; used variously by UK, Canadian, US and Polish forces, and in particular by the USAAF around the period of the D-Day landings. Many US servicemen are buried...

  6. Coleford

    Coleford

    Military site : non-airfield

  7. Colerne

    Colerne

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.

  8. Coltishall

    Coltishall

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the USAAF but not used.

  9. Coltishall

    Coltishall

    Crash site

  10. Columbus Army Flying School

    Columbus Army Flying School

    Military site : airfield

  11. Comiso Airfield

    Comiso Airfield

    Military site : airfield

  12. Concordia-Vega Refinery (White II)

  13. Coney Weston, Knettishall Memorial

  14. Coney Weston, Village Sign

  15. Conflans

    Conflans

    Military site : airfield

  16. Conington village

    Conington village

    Other location

  17. Coombe House

    Coombe House

    Military site : non-airfield

  18. Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France

    Military site : airfield

  19. Cottesmore

    Cottesmore

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the RAF between 1935-38, and in use by the RAF from 1938-1943, the airfield was enlarged with concrete runways in 1943. Used by both the Eighth Air Force (it was 8 ASC HQ) and Ninth Air Force 1943, it was Troop Carrier Command HQ (later 9th...

  20. Coulommiers

    Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

  21. Covington/Catworth

    Covington/Catworth

    Crash site

  22. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook

    Military site : non-airfield

  23. Cranford

    Cranford

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to transport units. Exact location unknown.

  24. Cretteville

    Cretteville

    Military site : airfield

  25. Crewe

    Crewe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Crewe is famous for being a major UK rail junction....

  26. Cricqueville

    Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  27. Crookham Common

    Crookham Common

    Military site : non-airfield
    Crookham Common lies to the immediate east of RAF Greenham Common 486. During the First World War the Commons were used as military training grounds. However, in 1939 the private estates controlling the Commons were sold to Newbury Council which...

  28. Cuddington

    Cuddington

    Military site : non-airfield
    The village of Cuddington has its own railway station which was why nearby Delamere Park (once part of the Wilbraham family estate) was turned into a transit area for British and American troops prior to the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944. At the war's...

  29. Culmhead

    Culmhead

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF fighter airfield from 1941 to 1943, Churchstanton's name was changed to Culmhead to avoid confusion with RAF Church Fenton. The base was allocated to the Ninth Air Force in 1943 but not used. It was closed in 1946 but used as Composite Signals...

  30. Dalhart Army Air Base

    Dalhart Army Air Base

    Military site : airfield

  31. Dan y Parc

    Dan y Parc

    Military site : non-airfield

  32. Darragh

    Darragh

    Military site : airfield

  33. De Vink - Chevremont (Kerkrade)

  34. Deaux Jumeaux

    Deaux Jumeaux

    Military site : airfield

  35. Debach

    Debach

    Military site : airfield
    Debach was one of the last Eighth Air Force heavy bomber bases to be completed. It was built by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) between late '43 and early '44. Pronounced locally as 'Deb-idge', the base was built to a class A standard with...

  36. Debach Village Sign

    Debach Village Sign

    Other location

  37. Debden

    Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

  38. Decimomannu

    Decimomannu

    Military site : airfield

  39. Deenethorpe

    Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

  40. Deopham Green

    Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

  41. Deopham Green Memorial

    Deopham Green Memorial

    Other location

  42. Dering Woods

    Dering Woods

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to support units, including ordnance and chemical companies. Exact location unknown.

  43. Dijon-Longvic

    Dijon-Longvic

    Military site : airfield

  44. Ditchingham

    Ditchingham

    Military site : non-airfield
    Home to USAAF Quartermaster units.

  45. Djedeida

    Djedeida

    Military site : airfield

  46. Dole/Tavaux

    Dole/Tavaux

    Military site : airfield

  47. Dorchester, Oxfordshire

    Dorchester, Oxfordshire

    Other location

  48. Dorr Field

    Dorr Field

    Military site : airfield

  49. Dover Army Air Base

    Dover Army Air Base

    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....

  50. Dover, Kent

    Dover, Kent

    Other location