Advanced Landing Grounds – Battle of Normandy

Advanced Landing Grounds 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

Image : drapeau Etats-Unis d'Amérique

Image : 9th Air Force

ALG “A” refers to US Air forces

2nd Tactical Air Force

Image : drapeau anglais - Union Jack  Image : drapeau Australie  Image : drapeau Australie  Image : drapeau Canada 1944  Image : drapeau Canada 1944  Image : drapeau Canada 1944

  Image : drapeau Canada 1944  Image : drapeau anglais - Union Jack  Image : drapeau Australie

Image : second tactical air force

ALG “B” refers to the British Air forces

* 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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