The Archaeological impact of the Eighth US Army Air Force can be seen in the landscape throughout East Anglia. Huge areas covering many hectares were used to construct the airfields, hospitals, headquarters and bomb stores where the US personnel were based.

At first glance the surviving archaeology of these sites seems to have disappeared without trace, but under closer inspection many of the sites and buildings that were used as living quarters, cinemas, hangers, electric sub-stations, control towers still survive, along with the roads and drainage that serviced them.

With the help of members of the general public, local museums and airfield enthusiasts the Eighth in the East has attempted to record the surviving archaeological remains, whilst inspiring those involved to learn more about the history and the archaeology of the 8th.