Army Air Forces Installations – Fields – Bases in Europa 1944-1945

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After the landing in Normandy, followed by some weeks later with the landing in the Provence (South France), the US Army Air Force started to move ahead it’s Airfields to reduce the fly distances between the bombing targets assigned in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany and the home’s Airfields in the UK. This started with the North part of France on Jun 7 1944 then in the South part when the troops landed on the beaches.

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List & Location
(Note : Numerical Dates are in European System : Day/Month/Year)

A-1 – St-Pierre du Mont France – 13-06-44 / 05-09-44
– 366th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 401st Ftr Sq Jul-Aug 44

A-2 Criqueville France – 19-06-44 / 15-09-44
– 354th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 367th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-3 Cardonville France – 14-06-44 / 01-09-44
– 368th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 370th Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44

A-4 Deux Jumeaux France – 30-06-44 / 15-09-44
– 48th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 107th Tac Rec Sq Jun-Jul 44
– 485th Ftr Sq Jul-Aug 44

A-5 Chippelle France – 05-07-44 / 05-09-44
– 404th Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44

A-6 Beuzeville France – 15-06-44 / 18-09-44
– 371st Ftr Gp Jun-Sep 44
– 367th Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44

A-7 Azeville France – 24-06-44 / 15-09-44
– 365th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 363rd Ftr Gp (Redesigned 363rd Tac Rec Gp Sep 44) Aug-Sep 44

A-8 Picauville France – 26-06-44 / 05-10-44
– 405th Ftr Gp Jun-Sep 44

A-9 Le Molay France – 30-06-44 / 05-10-44
– 12th Tac Rec Sq Jul-Aug 44
– 67th Tac Rec Gp Jul-Aug 44

A-10 Carentan France – 19-06-44 / 04-11-44
– 50th Ftr Gp Jun-Aug 44
– 392rd Ftr Sq Jul-Aug 44

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A-11 St-Lambert France – 05-08-44 / 05-09-44
– 474th Ftr Gp Aug 44

A-12 Lignerolles France – 18-07-44 / 04-11-44
– 362nd Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44
– 365th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-13 Tour en Bessin France – 28-07-44 / 02-12-44
– 373rd Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44
– 406th Ftr Gp Aug 44
– 394th Bomb Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-14 Cretteville France – 04-07-44 / 05-09-44
– 358th Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44
– 393rd Ftr Sq Jul-Aug 44
– 406th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-15 Maupertus France 04-07-44 / 22-12-44
– 363rd Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44
– 422nd N Ftr Sq Jul-Aug 44
– 387th Bomb Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-16 Brucheville France – 02-08-44 / 05-09-44
– 36th Ftr Gp Jul-Aug 44

A-17 Meautis France – 17-08-44 / 07-09-44
– 50th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-18 St-Jean de Daye France – 29-08-44 / 05-09-44
– F/B Field

A-19 La Vieille France – 14-08-44 / 07-09-44
– 370th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-20 Lessay France – 25-08-44 / 28-09-44
– 323rd Bomb Gp Aug-Sep 44

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A-21 St-Laurent sur Mer France – 08-06-44 / 25-08-44
– Tnspt Field (E-1)(T-1)

A-22 Colleville sur Mer France – 13-07-44 / 04-11-44
– Tnspt Field (T-2)

A-23 Querqueville France – 06-07-44 / 08-08-45
– Det 27th Air Tnspt Gp Aug-Oct 44 (T-3)(AAF-497)

A-24 Biniville France – 17-07-44 / 21-08-44
– Det 125th Lia Sq Aug 44 (T-4)

A-25 Bolleville France – 07-08-44 / 03-05-45
– Tnspt Field (AAF-383)

A-26 Gorges France – 16-08-44 / 28-09-44
– 397th Bomb Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-27 Rennes France – 10-08-44 / 30-11-44
– 362nd Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 10th Photo Gp (Rec) Aug 44
– 125th Lia Sq Sep-Oct 44

A-28 Pontarson France – 10-08-44 / 28-09-44
– 358th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-29 St-James France – 14-08-44 / 28-09-44
– 373rd Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-30 Courtils France – 13-08-44 / 05-09-44
– Tnspt Field

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A-31 Gael France – 11-08-44 / 28-09-44
– 354th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-32 Nantes-Chateau-Bougon France
– Constr Cnx

A-33 Vannes France – 29-08-44 / 20-06-45
– 425th N Ftr Sq Aug-Sep 44

A-34 Gorron France – 27-08-44 / 04-11-44
– F/B Field

A-35 Le Mans France – 03-09-44 / 20-11-44
– 36th Ftr Gp Aug-sep 44
– 440th Trp Carr Gp Sep-Note 44

A-36 St-Leonard France – 04-09-44 / 28-09-44
– 406th Ftr Gp Sep 44

A-37 Lombron France – 03-09-44 / 28-09-44
– Det 405th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-38 Montreuil France – 04-09-44 / 05-10-44
– 363rd Tac Rec Gp Sep-Oct 44

A-39 Chateaudun France – 26-08-44 / 08-08-45
– 10th Photo Gp (Rec) Aug-Sep 44
– 422nd N Ftr Sq Aug-Sep 44
– 387th Bomb Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 439th Trp Carr Gp Nov 44-Jul 45

A-40 Chartres France – 26-08-44
– 368th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 323rd Bomb Gp Sep-Oct 44
– IX Trp Carr Pathfinders Gp (1st 2nd 3rd 4th Sqs) Mar-Apr 45
– 2nd Trp Carr Pathfinders Sq (Prov) Mar-May 45

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A-41 Dreux France – 26-08-44 / 01-09-45
– 366th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 397th Bomb Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 441st Trp Carr Gp Nor 44-Aug 45

A-42 Villacoublay France – 30-08-44 (AAF-180)
– 48th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 27th Air Tnspt Gp Mar-Oct 45

A-43 St-Marceau France – 31-08-44 / 20-11-44
– 474th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 441st Trp Carr Gp Oct-Nov 44

A-46 (AAF-384) Toussus le Noble France – 30-08-44 / 08-08-45
– 67th Tac Rec Gp Aug-Sep 44

A-47 Orly France – 30-08-44
– Det 112th Lia Sq, Aug 44-Feb 45
– 50th Ftr Gp Sep 44
– 1408th AAFBU Sep 44-Mar 47
– 173rd Lia Sq Oct 44-Oct 45

A-48 Bretigny France – 29-08-44 / 08-08-45
– 404th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 365th Ftr Gp Sep 44
– 409th Bomb Gp Sep 44-Feb 45
– 435th Trp Carr Gp Feb-Jun 45

A-49 Beille France – 15-08-44 / 25-09-44
– Tnspt Field

A-50 Orleans Bricy France – 24-08-44
– 394th Bomb Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 440th Trp Carr Gp Nor 44-Oct 45

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A-51 Norlaix France – 01-09-44 / 08-11-44
– Tnspt Field

A-52 Etampes Mondesir France – 30-08-44 / 25-09-44
– Tnspt Field

A-53 Issy les Moulineaux France – 29-08-44 / 05-12-44
– Lia Field

A-54 Le Bourget France (AAF-385) 29-08-44 / 01-05-46
– 27th Air Tnspt Gp Oct 44-Mar 45

A-55 Melun France – 15-09-44 / 08-08-45
– 416th Bomb Gp Sep 44-Feb 45
– 436th Trp Carr Gp Feb-Jul 45
– 3rd Trp Carr Path Sq (Prov) Apr-May 45

A-56 Le Hamil France – 27-08-44 / 09-11-44
– Lia Field

A-57 Laval France – 21-08-44 / 15-09-44
– 47th Lias Sq Aug-Sep 44

A-58 Coulommiers France – 08-09-44 / 08-08-45
– 425th N Ftr Sq Sep-Oct 44
– 410th Bomb Gp Sep 44-Feb 45
– 437th Trp Carr Gp Feb-Jul 45

A-59 Carmeilles en Vexin France – 15-09-44 / 08-08-45
– 344th Bomb Gp Sep 44-Apr 45

A-60 Beaumont sur Oise France – 26-09-44 / 17-07-45
– 386th Bomb Gp Oct 44-Apr 45
– 410th Bomb Gp May-Tun 45

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A-61 Beauvais Tille France (B-42) – 10-09-44 / 17-08-45
– 322nd Bomb Gp, Sep 44-Mar 45
– 1st Path Sq (M) Prov Sep 44-Jan 45

A-62 Reims Champagne France – 03-09-44
– 440th Trp Carr GP Sep 44
– 373rd Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44

A-63 Villeneuve Vertus France – 05-09-44 / 23-05-45
– 441st Trp Carr Gp Sep-Oct 44

A-64 St Dizier France – 10-09-44 / 07-05-45
– 10th Photo Gp (Rec) Sep-Nov 44
– 405th Ftr Gp Sep 44-Feb 45
– Det 358th Ftr Gp Oct 44
– Det 354th Ftr Gp Nov-Dec 44
– Det 361st Ftr Gp Dec 44-Feb 45
– 367th Ftr Gp Feb-Mar 45
– 27th Ftr Gp Feb-Mar 45
– 415th N Ftr Sq Mar-Apr 45
– 417th N Ftr Sq Apr 45

A-65 Perthes France – 09-09-44 / 05-10-44
– 371st Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44

A-66 Orconte France – 15-09-44 / 11-12-44
– 354th Ftr Gp Sep-Dec 44

A-67 Vitry France 15-09-44 / 18-12-44
– 358th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44

A-68 Juvincourt France 07-09-44 / 02-07-45
– 439th Trp Carr Gp Sep 44
– 404th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 365th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 36th Ftr Gp Oct 44
– 367th Ftr Gp Oct 44-Feb 45
– 368th Ftr Gp Dec 44-jan 45
– 410th Bomb Gp Feb-May 45

A-69 Laon Athies France – 10-09-44 / 23-05-45
– 368th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 323rd Bomb Gp Oct 44-Feb 45
– 9th Wea Rec Sq (Prov) Oct 44-Apr 45
– 416th Bomb Gp Feb-May 45

A-70 Laon Couvron France – 09-09-44 / 23-05-45
– 366th Ftr Gp Sep-Nor 44
– 50th Ftr Gp Sep 44
– 409th Bomb Gp Feb-Jun 45

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A-71 Chastres France – 09-09-44
– 367th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 387th Bomb Gp Oct 44-Apr 45

A-72 Peronne France – 06-09-44
– 474th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– 397th Bomb Gp Oct 44-Apr 45
– 1st Path Sq (M) Proms Jan-Apr 45

A-73 Roye Amy France – 08-09-44 / 08-08-45
– 370th Ftr Gp Sep 44
– 9th Wea Rec Sq (Proms) Sep-Oct 44
– 391st Bomb Gp Sep 44-Apr 45
– 349th Trp Carr Gp Apr-Jul 45

A-74 Cambrai Niergnies France – 12-09-44
– 48th Ftr Gp Sep 44
– 394th Bomb Gp Oct 44-May 45

A-75 Cambrai Epinoy France (B-72) – 12-09-44 / 16-09-44
– F/B Field

A-76 Athis France – 04-09-44 / 05-10-44
– 36th Ftr Gp Sep – Oct 44

A-77 St-Liviere France – 11-09-44 / 09-11-44
– Tnspt Field

A-78 Florennes Juzaine Belgium – 11-09-44
– 422nd N Ftr Sq Sep 44-Apr 45
– 370th Ftr Gp Sep 44-Jan 45
– 474th Ftr Gp Oct 44-Mar 45
– Det 30th Photo Rec Sq Dec 44
– Det 417th N Ftr Sq Jan 45
– Det 414th N Ftr Sq Jan-Apr 45
– 344th Bomb Gp Apr-Sep 45

A-79 Prosnes France – 21-09-44 / 02-07-45
– 362nd Ftr Gp Sep-Name 44
– 425th N Ftr Sq Oct-Nor 44
– Det 406th Ftr Gp Jan 45
– 438th Trp Carr Gp Feb-May 45

A-80 Mourmelon le Grand France – 20-09-44 / 02-07-45
– 406th Ftr Gp Sep 44-Feb 45
– 358th Ftr Gp Oct-Nov 44
– 434th Trp Carr Gp Feb-Jul 45

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A-81 Creil France – 23-09-44
– 1st Tnspt Gp (Prov) Sep 44-May 45

A-82 Verdun France (AAF-393) – 10-09-44 / 22-05-45
– 47th Lia Sq Sep 44-May 45
– 362nd Ftr Gp Nov 44-Apr 45
– 425th N Ftr Sq Nov 44-Apr 45
– Det 416th N Ftr Sq Jan-Feb 45

A-83 Denain Prouvy France – 14-09-44 / 25-06-45
– 39th Photo Rec Sq Jan-Feb 45
– 323rd Bomb Gp Feb-May 45

A-84 Chievres Belgium – 16-09-44 / 15-05-45
– 368th Ftr Gp Oct-Dec 44
– 365th Ftr Gp Oct-Dec 44
– Det 109th Tac Rec Sq Dec 44
– 352nd Ftr Gp Jan-Apr 45
– 361st Ftr Gp Feb-Apr 45

A-85 Senzeilles Belgium – 09-09-44 / 13-02-45
– Tnspt Field

A-86 Vitrival Belgium – 11-09-44 / 13-02-45
– Tnspt Field

A-87 Charleroi Belgium – 14-09-44 / 10-08-45
– 67th Tac Rec Gp Sep 44-Mar 45
– Det 39th Photo Rec Sq Feb-Mar 45

A-88 Maubeuge France – 11-09-44 / 13-02-45
– Tnspt Field

A-89 Le Culot Belgium (B-68) 28-10-44
– 373rd Ftr Gp Oct 44 – Mar 45
– 36th Ftr Gp Oct 44 – Mar 45
– 155th Photo Rec Sq Feb-Apr 45
– 322nd Bomb Gp Mar-Jun 45

A-90 Toul Croix de Metz France – 14-09-44 / 22-05-45
– 358th Ftr Gp Note 44-Apr 45

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A-91 Sedan France – 14-09-44 / 17-05-45
– Tnspt Field

A-92 St-Trond Belgium (B-62) / 18-09-44
– 48th Ftr Gp Sep 44-Mar 45
– 404th Ftr Gp Oct 44-Mar 45
– 9th Wea Rec Sq (Prov) Apr-Jun 45
– 386th Bomb Gp Apr-Jul 45

A-93 Liege Bierset Belgium – 17-11-44 / 08-08-45
– Det 153rd Lia Sq Dec 44

A-94 Conflans France – 20-11-44 / 22-05-45
– 10th Photo Gp (Rec) Nov 44-Mar 45
– Det 150th Tac Rec Sq Dec 44-Feb 45
– Det 39th Photo Rec Sq Feb-Mar 45
– 357th Ftr Gp Mar-Apr 45

A-95 Nancy Azelot France – 31-10-44 / 11-05-45
– 162nd Tac Rec Sq (Prov Rec Gp) Nov 44-Apr 45
– 111th Tac Rec Sq (Prov Rec Gp) Nov 44-Apr 45
– 34th Photo Rec Sq (Prov Rec Gp) Nov 44-Apr 45
– 59th Tac Rec Gp Mar-Apr 45

A-96 Toul Ochey France – 29-10-44 / 11-05-45
– 50th Ftr Gp Nov 44-Apr 45
– 415th N Ftr Sq Nov 44-Mar 45
– 27th Ftr Gp Mar-Apr 45

A-97 Sandweiler Luxemburg – 18-09-44 / 15-08-45
– 363rd Tac Rec Gp Oct 44
– 14th Lia Sq Dec 44-Mar 45

A-98 Rosieres en Haye France – 21-11-44 / 22-05-45
– 354th Ftr Gp Dec 44-Apr 45

A-99 Mars Latour France – 28-09-44 / 02-01-45
– Tnspt Field

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Y-1 Tantonville France – 03-12-44 / 11-05-45
– 371st Ftr Gp Dec 44-Feb 45
– 86th Ftr Gp Feb-Apr 45

Y-2 Luneville France – 25-12-44 / 29-05-45
– 324th Ftr Gp Jan-May 45

Y-3 Avril France – Construction Cnx

Y-4 Buc France – 28-08-44 / 12-05-45
– 109th Tac Rec Sq Aug-Sep 44
– 47th Lia Sq Sep 44
– 112th Lia Sq Sep 44-Tun 45

Y-5 Amberieu France – 06-09-44 / 29-05-45
– 324th Ftr Gp Sep 44

Y-6 Lyon Bron France – 06-09-44 / 20-06-45
– 79th Ftr Gp Sep-Oct 44
– Det 121st Lia Sq Sep-Oct 44
– 50th Ftr Gp Sep-Nov 44

Y-7 Dole Tavaux France – 15-09-44 / 17-07-45
– 324th Ftr Gp Sep 44-Jan 45
– 371st Ftr Gp Oct-Dec 44
– 320th Bomb Gp Apr-Jun 45

Y-8 Luxeuil France – 22-09-44 / 01-06-45
– S & E Field

Y-9 Dijon Longvic France – 16-09-44 / 01-07-45
– Prov Rec Gp :
— 34th Photo Rec Sq
— 111th Tac Rec Sq
— 162nd Tac Rec Sq
— Det 23rd Photo Rec Sq
— 415th N Ftr Sq Sep-Nov 44
— Det 371st Ftr Gp Nov-Dec 44
— 320th Bomb Gp Nov 44-Apr 45
— 17th Bomb Gp Nov 44-Jun 45

Y-10 Le Culot East Belgium – 26-10-44 / 25-06-45
– 363rd Tac Rec Gp Oct 44-Mar 45
– Det 39th Photo Rec Sq Feb-Mar 45

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Y-11 Cannes/Mandelieu, France 2-10-44 / 23-11-44
– Tnspt Field

Y-12 St Raphael/Frejus, France 26-8-44 / 20-11-44
– 111th Tac Rec Sq Aug-Sep 44
– 79th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44

Y-13 Cuers/Pierrefeu, France 24-8-44 / 24-11-44
– F/B Field

Y-14 Marseilles/Marignane, France 12-9-44
– 1411th AAFBU Oct 44-Oct 45

Y-15 Aix/Les Milles, France 5-9-44 / 20-11-44
– S & E Field

Y-16 On, France 28-8-44 / 20-11-44
– 27th Ftr Gp Aug-Sep 44
– 47th Bomb Gp Sep 44

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