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The RAFCommands General Category forum is the main area where questions may be asked about specific research topics. Please take your time to review the other categories as well. The forum is home to the Unaccounted Airmen series threads started by the late Henk Welting - which will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come . His posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. Please use this forum for posting relevant messages for researching RAF matters. No commercial posts.

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  1. Dedicated in memory of Henk Welting who made a major contribution to the forum with his posts. His Unaccounted Airmen series will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come and ensure that his posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. ----------------------------------------------- All the discussion threads in this forum and sub-forum are prefixed by the date in the format YYMMDD. Use the google search box and input the date in YYMMDD format to locate the correct thread(s).

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  2. All queries related to the commonwealth airforce operations in the far east theatre, in India, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore and the Pacific. Topics related to the frontier operations in the 30s can also go here.

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  3. Forum dedicated to discussing Coastal Command Losses. The Coastal Command losses from 1939-1941 are well covered in Ross McNeill's book RAF Coastal Command Losses: Aircraft & Crew Losses 1939-1941 -Volume 1. Ross's plans to publish Volume 2 and 3 are however on hold. This forum is intended as a stop-gap till that time Ross completes his project.

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  4. Threads that did not get any replies and are languishing .. they need your attention! Threads that are more than 30 days old and 0 replies will be moved here. if any thread gets traction then it moves back to General Category

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    12 Pages
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    10th April 2021, 18:45 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 4,287
    31st March 2021, 00:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 145
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    19th March 2021, 21:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 110,256
    27th January 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 11,656
    21st January 2021, 20:01 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 29,533
    27th December 2020, 15:41 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 14,206
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  1. Location of RAF Armoured Car Training circa 1928

    Started by jonny, 14th April 2021 13:23
    • Replies: 2
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    15th April 2021, 05:54 Go to last post
  2. Info wanted on ID Dog Tags

    Started by Timobeanie, 12th April 2021 16:53
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 174
    15th April 2021, 04:17 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 165
    14th April 2021, 19:21 Go to last post
  3. Ray Sturtivant Photo Collection

    Started by Tim Bishop, 14th April 2021 18:52
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 64
    14th April 2021, 18:52 Go to last post
  4. Harrow K6965 October 6, 1938 215 Sqn Crew details sought

    Started by paulmcmillan, 6th August 2012 13:42
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,203
    14th April 2021, 14:09 Go to last post
  5. F/L Norman EH Virigin 40961 - 13 Nov 1945

    Started by dfuller52, 15th March 2010 10:51
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,804
    14th April 2021, 11:46 Go to last post
  6. Operation Flat 12A

    Started by Dartnelljones, 12th April 2021 13:38
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 223
    14th April 2021, 10:17 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 70
    14th April 2021, 10:02 Go to last post
  7. Ex-RAF officer found guilty of murder...

    Started by CZ_RAF, 13th January 2013 18:21
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    14th April 2021, 08:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 107
    13th April 2021, 19:18 Go to last post
  8. Abbreviation help needed

    Started by highgroundsman, 13th April 2021 12:21
    • Replies: 5
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    13th April 2021, 18:22 Go to last post
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    13th April 2021, 16:37 Go to last post
  9. Instructors' Handbook of Advanced Flying Training.

    Started by JDCAVE, 11th April 2021 22:26
    • Replies: 2
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    13th April 2021, 03:44 Go to last post
  10. F/O Lucas AFC

    Started by JDCAVE, 11th April 2021 23:06
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 124
    13th April 2021, 03:42 Go to last post
  11. If you looking for a present may I suggest......

    Started by paulmcmillan, 12th April 2021 10:58
    • Replies: 3
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    12th April 2021, 15:37 Go to last post
  12. RAAF Look-Up

    Started by Steve Smith, 29th March 2021 19:49
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 240
    12th April 2021, 02:27 Go to last post
  13. Flt Lt Robert George COVENTRY and Blenheim I L8797

    Started by robstitt, 12th April 2021 00:00
    • Replies: 0
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    12th April 2021, 00:00 Go to last post
  14. Gerald Robert Boak

    Started by fewtrela, 6th April 2021 17:28
    • Replies: 5
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    11th April 2021, 21:33 Go to last post
  15. Lancaster - a cone-shaped tube below the front turret

    Started by Grexx, 9th April 2021 21:22
    • Replies: 6
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    11th April 2021, 19:57 Go to last post
  16. POW 50 Squadron Pilot Officer CHASE which one of two.

    Started by colinpateman, 29th December 2018 16:09
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    11th April 2021, 16:57 Go to last post
  17. Help Needed In Isolating One Particular RAF Officer

    Started by Resmoroh, 11th April 2021 12:17
    • Replies: 6
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    11th April 2021, 15:57 Go to last post
  18. Cologne, March 2, 1945. Film footage of the raid.

    Started by JDCAVE, 11th April 2021 03:39
    • Replies: 2
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    11th April 2021, 15:53 Go to last post
  19. Spitfire Located in Normandy

    Started by Normandy-Archaeology, 8th April 2021 06:59
    4 Pages
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    11th April 2021, 12:17 Go to last post
  20. 7 (P) AFU in the UK.

    Started by John Williams, 10th April 2021 05:41
    • Replies: 4
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    10th April 2021, 18:56 Go to last post
  21. WAAF abbreviation -"Cpl/Sp.D.Plotter"

    Started by Mikkel Plannthin, 10th April 2021 06:25
    • Replies: 5
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    10th April 2021, 18:41 Go to last post
  22. Female Military Personnel POWs?

    Started by Resmoroh, 10th April 2021 15:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 125
    10th April 2021, 17:02 Go to last post
  23. Spitfire AB897 402 Sqn loss 10 June 1944

    Started by paulmcmillan, 10th April 2021 13:24
    • Replies: 0
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    10th April 2021, 13:24 Go to last post
  24. Movement Cards (AM Form 78)

    Started by andy wis, 10th April 2021 06:43
    • Replies: 0
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    10th April 2021, 06:43 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 114
    9th April 2021, 19:18 Go to last post
  25. 81684 Desmond Balmforth RAFVR

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 9th April 2021 11:53
    • Replies: 3
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    9th April 2021, 13:42 Go to last post

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