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Advanced Landing Ground – Battle of Normandy

Advanced Landing Ground in Normandy

Battle of Normandy

The allied aerodromes built on the opponent’s land are divided into several categories: Emergency Landing Strips (ELS), Supply & Evacuation (S&E), Refueling & Rearming (R&R), and Advanced Landing Grouds (ALG).

Advanced Landing Grouds – ALG – in Normandy

9th United Stated Air Force

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Image : 9th Air Force

ALG “A” refers to US Air forces

2nd Tactical Air Force

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Image : second tactical air force

ALG “B” refers to the British Air forces

Code

ALG A-1

ALG A-2

ALG A-2

ALG A-3

ALG A-4

ALG A-5

ALG A-6

ALG A-7

ALG A-8 N

ALG A-9 D

ALG A-10

ALG A-11

ALG A-12

ALG A-13

ALGA-14

ALG A-15

ALG A-16

ALG A-17

ALG A-18

ALG A-19

ALG A-20

ALG A-21 C

ALG A-22 C

ALG A-23 C

ALG A-24 C

ALG A-25 C

ALG A-26

ALG A-27

ALG A-28

ALG A-29

Location

Saint-Pierre-du-Mont

Cricqueville-en-Bessin

Cardonville

Deux-Jumeaux

Cartigny-l’Epinay

Beuzeville-au-Plain

Azeville

Picauville

Le Molay

Carentan

Saint-Lambert

Lignerolles

Tour-en-Bessin

Cretteville

Cherbourg Maupertus

Brucheville

Méautis

Saint-Jean-de-Daye

La Vieille

Lessay

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer

Querqueville

Biniville

Bolleville

Gorges

Rennes-Saint-Jacques

Pontorson

Saint-James

Code

ALG B-1

ALG B-2

ALG B-3

ALG B-4

ALG B-5

ALG B-6

ALG B-7

ALG B-8

ALG B-9

ALG B-10

ALG B-11

ALG B-12

ALG B-13*

ALG B-14

ALG B-15

ALG B-16

ALG B-17

ALG B-18

ALG B-19

ALG B-20**

ALG B-21

ALG B-22**

Location

Asnelles-sur-Mer

Bazenville Crépon

Sainte-Croix-Banville

Bény-sur-Mer

Camilly-Le Fresne

Coulombs

Martragny

Sommervieu

Lantheuil

Plumetot

Longues-sur-Mer

Ellon

 

Amblie

Ryes

Villons-les-Buissons

Caen Carpiquet

Cristot

Lingèvres

Démouville**

Sainte-Honorine

Authie**

* Not scheduled

** Scheduled but canceled project

  • An earthen track measuring 915 meters long for 92 meters wide and operational on July 19, 1944 east of Saint-Aubin-d’Arquenay: not referenced, it is used for the disengagement of gliders used during operation Mallard on D-Day.

Emergency Landing Strips in Normandy

Location

Avranches

Denomination

ELS

Location

Poupeville

Denomination

ELS-1

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