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Old 8th Nov 2008, 03:26
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temporary airfields/landing grounds, Normandy

Can anybody tell me where I can find the locations of temporary landing grounds/airfields that were located in Normandy after the initial D day invasions? I have searched the usual resources, to no avail
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Try "RAF Squadrons"/Wing Commander C G Jefford/Airlife 2001. ISBN 1 84037 141 2.
Detailed map of Northern France 1944/45, in particular, the area around Bayeux and Caen.
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Thanks for that KK.
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Brief details here:

Advanced Landing Grounds -- ALGs

I have seen more. Trying to think where!
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Old 12th Nov 2008, 07:08
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Many thanks lauriebie, just what I was looking for.
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Excuse the long list but this is what I have gleaned over the years:

A1 Saint Pierre du Mont
A2 Cricqueville
A3 Cardonville
A4 Deux Jumeaux
A5 Mestry-Chipelle
A6 Beuzeville
A7 Azeville
A8 Picauville
A9 Le Molay
A10 Carentan
A11 Saint Lambert
A12 Lignerolles
A13 Tour en Bessin
A14 Cretteville
A15 Cherbourg-Maupertus
A16 Brucheville
A17 Meautis
A18 Saint Jean de Daye
A19 La Vieille
A20 Lessay
A21 Saint Laurent sur Mer
A22 Colleville sur Mer
A23 Querqueville
A24 Biniville
A25 Bolleville
A26 Gorges
A27 Rennes-St Jacques
A28 Pontorson
A29 Saint James
A30 Courtils
A31 Gael
A33 Vannes
A34 Gorron
A35 Le Mans
A36 Saint Léonard
A37 Lombron
A38 Montreuil
A39 Chateaudun
A40 Chartres
A41 Dreux-Vernouillet
A42 Villacoublay
A43 Saint Marceau
A44 Peray
A45 Lonray
A46 Toussus le Noble
A47 Orly
A48 Brétigny
A49 Beille
A50 Orléans-bricy
A51 Morlaix
A52 Etampes-Mondésir
A53 Issy les Moulineaux
A54 Le Bourget
A55 Melun
A56 Crecey
A57 Laval
A58 Coulommiers-Voisins
A59 Cormeilles en Vexin
A60 Beaumont sur Oise
A61 Beauvais-Tille
A62 Reims-Champagne
A63 Villeneuve-Vertus
A64 Saint Dizier-Robinson
A65 Perthes
A66 Orconte
A67 Vitry le François
A68 Juvincourt
A69 Laon-Athies
A70 Laon-Couvron
A71 Clastres
A72 Péronne
A73 Roye-Amy
A74 Cambrai-Niergnies
A75 Cambrai-Epinoy
A76 Athis de l'Orne
A77 Saint Livière
A78 Florennes-Juzaine (b)
A79 Prosnes
A80 Mourmelon le Grand
A81 Creil
A82 Rouvres
A83 Denain-Prouvy
A84 Chièvres-Mons (b)
A85 Senzeilles
A86 Vitrival
A87 Gosselies (b)
A88 Maubeuge
A89 Le Culot (b)
A90 Toul Croix de Metz
A91 Sedan
A92 Saint Trond (b)
A93 Liège-Bierset
A94 Conflans-Doncourt
A95 Azelot
A96 Nancy-Ochey
A97 Sandweiler (l)
A98 Rosières en Haye
A99 Mars la Tour

B1 Asnelles sur Mer
B2 Bazenville-Crepon
B3 Saint Croix sur Mer-Banville
B4 Beny sur Mer-Douvres
B5 Camilly-La Fresnoy
B6 Coulombs
B7 Martragny
B8 Sommervieu
B9 Lantheuil
B10 Plumetot
B11 Longues
B12 Ellon
B14 Amblie
B15 Ryes
B16 Villons les Buissons
B17 Caen-Carpiquet
B18 Cristot
B19 Lingèvres
B21 Saint Honorine
B22 Auchie
B23 La Rue Huguenot
B24 Saint André de l'Eure
B25 Le Tréport-Le Theil Rolent
B26 Illiers L'Eveque
B27 Boisney
B28 Evreux-Fauville
B29 Bernay-Valailles
B30 Creton
B31 Fresnoy-Folny
B33 Campneuseville
B34 Avrilly
B35 Godelmesnil-Baromesnil
B37 Corroy-Tours en Vimeu
B39 Ecoufflerr
B40 Nivillers
B41 Plouy
B42 Beauvais-Tille
B43 Saint Omer-Fort Rouge
B44 Poix
B46 Grandvilliers
B48 Amiens Glisy
B50 Vitry en Artois
B51 Lille-Vendeville
B52 Douai Dechy
B53 Merville
B54 Achiet
B55 Courtrai-Wevelghem (b)
B56 Evere (b)
B57 Lille-Wambrechies
B58 Melsbroek (b)
B59 Ypres-Vlamertinghe (b)
B60 Grimbergen (b)
B61 Ghent-St Denis Westrem (b)
B63 Bruges-Saint Croix (b)
B64 Diest-Schaffen (b)
B65 Maldegem (b)
B66 Blankenberge (b)
B67 Ursel (b)
B68 Le Culot (b)
B69 Moerbeke (b)
B70 Anvers-Deurne (b)
B71 Coxyde (b)
B73 Moorsel (b)
B75 Nivelles (b)
B76 Peer (a)
B77 Gilze-Rijen (h)
B78 Eindhoven (h)
B79 Woensdrecht (a)
B80 Volkel (h)
B81 Le madrillet
B82 Grave (h)
B83 Knocke le Zout (b)
B84 Rips (b)
B85 Shijndel (h)
B86 Helmond (h)
B87 Rosières en Santerre
B88 Heesch (h)
B89 Mill (h)
B90 Kleine Brogel (b)
B91 Nimègue-Kluis (h)
B92 Abbeville-Drucat
B93 Valkenburg (h)
B95 Teuge (a)
B97 Schiphol (h)
B101 Nordhorn (a)
B102 Vorst (b)
B103 Plantlunne (a)
B104 Damme (a)
B105 Drope (a)
B106 Enschede-Twente (h)
B107 Lingen (a)
B108 Rheine (a)
B109 Quackenbrück (a)
B110 Achmer (a)
B111 Ahlorn (b)
B112 Hopsten (a)
B113 Varrelbusch (a)
B114 Diepholz (a)
B115 Melle
B116 Wunstorf (a)
B117 Jever (a)
B118 Celle (a)
B119 Wahn (a)
B120 Hannover-Langendhagen (a)
B150 Hustedt-Scheven (a)
B151 Buckeurg (a)
B152 Fassberg (a)
B153 Bad Oeyohausen (a)
B154 Rheinsehlen (a)
B155 Dedestorf (a)
B156 Lüneburg (a)
B157 Werl (a)
B158 Lübeck (a)
B159 Mahlen (a)
B160 Kastrup (d)
B162 Stade (a)
B164 Schleswigland (a)
B166 Flensburg (a)
B167 Kiel-holtenau (a)
B168 Fuhlsbuttel (a)
B170 Sylt-Westerland (a)
B172 Husum (a)
B174 Uetersen (a)

R1 Wenigenlupnitz
R2 Langensalza
R3 Rohrensee
R4 Gotha North
R5 Crailsheim
R6 Kitzingen
R7 Weimar
R8 Eisefeld
R9 Erfurt-Bindersleben
R10 Illesheim
R12 Kassel-Rothwesten
R11 Eschwege
R13 Hessisch-Lichtenau
R14 Detmold
R15 Oschersleben
R16 Hildesheim
R17 Göttingen
R18 Kolleda
R19 Nordhausen
R20 Esperstedt
R21 Rockau
R22 Rodigen
R23 Altenburg
R24 Wurzburg
R25 Schweinfurt
R26 Bayreuth-Bindlach
R27 Sachsensheim
R28 Furth
R29 Herzogenaurach
R30 Furth-Industriehafen
R31 Merseburg
R32 Kothen
R33 Gardelegen
R34 Stendal
R35 Volkenrode
R36 Wezendorf
R37 Brunswick-Waggum
R38 Brunswick-Broitzem
R40 Bremen
R41 Schwäbisch Hall
R42 Buschschwabach
R43 Nürnberg
R44 Goppingen
R45 Ansbach
R46 Roth
R47 Ottingen
R48 Ingolstadt
R49 Hailfingen
R50 Stuttgart-Echterdingen
R51 Vogelsang
R52 Leipzig
R53 Zwickau
R55 Salzwedel
R56 Nordholz
R57 Bremerhaven
R58 Friedrichshafen
R59 Leipheim
R60 Neuburg
R61 Eutingen
R62 Mengen
R63 Weiden
R64 Cham
R65 Risstissen
R66 Regensburg-Prufening
R67 Memmingen
R68 Straubing
R69 Landau
R70 Kaufbauren
R71 Lechfeld
R72 Furstenfeldbruck
R73 Ergolding
R74 Oberweisenfeld
R75 Schleissheimp
R76 Pöcking
R77 Gablingen
R78 Landsberg
R79 Schongau
R80 Salzburg (aut.)
R81 Oberpfaffenhofen
R82 Munchen Reim
R83 Muhldorf
R84 Augsburg
R85 Neubiberg
R86 Bad Aibling
R87 Horsching (aut.)
R88 Innsbruck (aut.)
R89 Pilsen
R90 Wels
R91 Erding

Y1 Tantonville
Y2 Lunéville
Y3 Avril
Y4 Buc
Y5 Ambérieu
Y6 Lyon-Bron
Y7 Dôle-Tavaux
Y8 Luxeuil
Y9 Dijon-Longvic
Y10 Le Culot Est (b)
Y11 Cannes-Mandelieu
Y12 Saint Raphaël-fréjus
Y13 Cuers-Pierrefeu
Y14 Marseille-Marignane
Y15 Aix les Milles
Y16 Salon de Provence
Y17 Istres-Le Tubé
Y18 Le Vallon
Y19 La Jasse
Y20 Sisteron
Y21 Montélimar-Ancone
Y22 Crest
Y23 Valence
Y24 Lyon-Satolas
Y25 Loyettes
Y26 Lons le Saulnier
Y27 Besançon-Thise
Y28 Verdun-Charny
Y29 Asch (b))
Y30 Le Havre-Octeville
Y31 Bulgneville
Y32 Ophoven (b)
Y33 Thionville
Y34 Metz-Frescaty
Y35 Compiègne-Marly
Y36 Cognac
Y37 Bordeaux-Mérignac
Y38 Toulouse-Blagnac
Y39 Haguenau
Y40 Strasbourg-Entzheim
Y41 Virton (b)
Y42 Nancy-Essey
Y43 Düren (a)
Y44 Maastricht-Beek (h)
Y45 Condé sur Marne
Y46 Aachen (a)
Y47 Namur (b)
Y48 Auxerre
Y49 Bourges
Y50 Saint Avold
Y51 Cazaux
Y52 Nice
Y53 Colmar
Y54 Keltz (a)
Y55 Venlo (h)
Y56 Munchen-Gladbach (a)
Y57 Trier-Even (a)
Y58 Köln (a)
Y59 Strassfeld (a)
Y60 Dunstekoven (a)
Y61 Krefeld (a)
Y62 Neidermendig (a)
Y63 Koblenz (a)
Y64 Ober-Olm
Y65 Chantilly
Y66 Gollheim (a)
Y67 Gelnhausen (a)
Y69 Mittelbronn (a)
Y70 Maitzborn (a)
Y71 Eudenbach (a)
Y72 Braunschardt (a)
Y73 Frankfurt-Rhein-Main (a)
Y74 Frankfurt-Eschborn (a)
Y75 Frankfurt-Rebstock (a)
Y76 Darmstadt-Griesheim (a)
Y77 Babenhausen (a)
Y78 Biblis (a)
Y79 Mannheim-Sandhofen (a)
Y80 Wiesbaden (a)
Y81 Ailertchen (a)
Y82 Kirchellen (a)
Y83 Limburg an der Lahn (a)
Y84 Giessen (a)
Y85 Ettingshausen (a)
Y86 Fritzlach (a)
Y87 Nidda (a)
Y88 Wertheim (a)
Y89 Mannheim-Stadt (a)
Y91 Hanau-Langendiebach (a)
Y92 Dornberg (a)
Y93 Munster (a)
Y94 Munster-Handorf (a)
Y95 Bracht (a)
Y96 Kassel-Waldau (a)
Y97 Paderborn (a)
Y98 Lippstadt (a)
Y99 Gutersloh (a)
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Old 18th Nov 2008, 07:53
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jabberwok, many thanks, that must have taken you a bit of typing time!
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