Factories and Shipyards
Industrial centers around the world built and maintained thousands upon thousands of ships, aircraft, vehicles, small arms, and other gears of war.
Military Bases and Fortifications
A selection of fortifications, airfields, naval ports, and other strategic positions important to offensive and defensive campaigns in WW2.
Government Buildings and Military Headquarters
Generals, admirals, and leaders of various titles conducted war from these facilities equipped with sophisticated communications equipment, features for safety, and in many cases prestige.
For becoming prisoners of war, judged subversives, or simply being born of a certain ethnicity, countless of people were held captive at prison camps across the world.
A list of other types of facilities that held importance during the WW2 era.
List by Country
Use the dropdown menu above to list facilities by country.
List All Facilities
Use the link above to see a list of all facilities without filtering by category or country.
Facilities Interactive Map
Facility Section Founder: David Stubblebine
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, David Stubblebine
Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.
Share this article with your friends:
Stay updated with WW2DB:
- » Wreck of Akagi Found (21 Oct 2019)
- » Wreck of Kaga Found (18 Oct 2019)
- » USMC corrected Iwo Jima flag raiser identification (18 Oct 2019)
- » WW2-era bomb defused in Frankfurt (9 Jul 2019)
- » Birthday Celebration for WAAF Teleprinter Operator (7 Jul 2019)
- » See all news
- » 1,065 biographies
- » 331 events
- » 37,081 timeline entries
- » 1,054 ships
- » 333 aircraft models
- » 186 vehicle models
- » 345 weapon models
- » 104 historical documents
- » 199 facilities
- » 463 book reviews
- » 25,908 photos
- » 301 maps
Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939