ALG B-1 – Asnelles – Airfields in Normandy in 1944

ALG B-1 – Asnelles

Battle of Normandy

This page presents the history of ALG (Advanced Landing Groud) B-1, used by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Normandy.

Image : second tactical air force

2nd Tactical Air Force

Location: Asnelles, Calvados (14)

Code: B-1

Coordinates: 49°20’25”N – 000°34’58”W

Operational period: from June 6th, 1944

Length: 600 m

Airstrip: compacted earth

Units: airstrip used for emergency landings for the benefit of the various Allied squadrons. – Reproduction subject to authorization of the author – Contact