ALG B-14 – Amblie
Battle of Normandy
This page presents the history of ALG (Advanced Landing Groud) B-14, used by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Normandy.
Location: Amblie, Calvados (14)
Code: RRS B-14 (Rearming and Refuelling Strip)
Coordinates: 49°17’21”N – 000°29’25”W
Construction: from June 30 to July 7, 1944 by the Royal Engineers 25th Airfield Construction Group
Operational period: from July 7, 1944 to the end of the war
Length: 1 200 m
Width: 40 m
Airstrip: compacted earth
Airstrip used for the evacuation of wounded and the transport of personnel. It is the only English track in Calvados dedicated to the transport of personalities.