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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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    1. 1939,
    2. 1940,
    3. 1941,
    4. 1942,
    5. 1943,
    6. 1944,
    7. 1945,
    8. 1946,
    9. 1947

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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: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    15th June 2020, 22:52 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 108
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    25th June 2020, 13:16 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 4,973
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    6th July 2020, 20:13 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1944 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th June 2020 13:59
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 841
    3rd July 2020, 14:18 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 211
    • Views: 98,380
    22nd June 2020, 01:38 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 4,058
    14th June 2020, 09:15 Go to last post
  1. Staverton accidents

    Started by --o-o-0-o-o--, 14th November 2011 18:58
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
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    25th May 2013, 22:54 Go to last post
  2. No 21 squadron RAF

    Started by 00Baz68UK00, 18th June 2015 07:38
    • Replies: 5
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    15th June 2017, 08:47 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 953
    6th October 2017, 09:45 Go to last post
  3. Pigeons in WW2 RAF Bombers

    Started by 10 Sqn Assoc, 13th October 2017 09:34
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,158
    13th October 2017, 21:31 Go to last post
  4. MacRoberts reply

    Started by 1333, 9th March 2011 23:04
    2 Pages
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    31st March 2011, 07:34 Go to last post
  5. help tracing my grandfathers history

    Started by 1333, 6th June 2011 22:34
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,481
    7th June 2011, 03:55 Go to last post
  6. 144 squadron ORB up to August 1941

    Started by 144 Hampdens, 10th October 2011 18:46
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,594
    24th October 2011, 20:33 Go to last post
  7. 628829 A.C.2 R.H. Francis. DFM 149 Sqn

    Started by 149Nut, 19th December 2012 20:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,527
    20th December 2012, 16:31 Go to last post
  8. Peenemunde Raid August '43

    Started by 149Nut, 6th August 2013 11:26
    • Replies: 6
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    8th August 2013, 14:44 Go to last post
  9. Lancaster/Mosquito Mid-Air

    Started by 149Nut, 8th August 2013 09:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    15th January 2014, 10:59 Go to last post
  10. 149 Squadron Flight refuelling

    Started by 149Nut, 23rd September 2013 12:23
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,623
    26th September 2013, 14:37 Go to last post
  11. Ventura Ferry accident

    Started by 149Nut, 7th January 2014 16:35
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    8th January 2014, 15:28 Go to last post
  12. Operation Sinkum

    Started by 149Nut, 5th June 2014 10:37
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,367
    9th June 2014, 13:55 Go to last post
  13. Attack on Mildenhall Feb 27th 1941

    Started by 149Nut, 14th April 2015 08:31
    • Replies: 3
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    20th April 2015, 13:34 Go to last post
  14. 'Screen'

    Started by 149Nut, 26th August 2015 08:21
    • Replies: 8
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    29th August 2015, 05:35 Go to last post
  15. G H Harrison 149 Squadron RAF

    Started by 149Nut, 7th September 2017 15:17
    • Replies: 2
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    10th September 2017, 17:08 Go to last post
  16. Abbreviation search

    Started by 149Nut, 28th July 2018 11:39
    • Replies: 4
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    29th July 2018, 17:32 Go to last post
  17. Warrant Officer Woodman

    Started by 158duxford, 20th October 2014 16:01
    • Replies: 4
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    28th October 2014, 16:18 Go to last post
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    3rd July 2017, 09:32 Go to last post
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    • Views: 309
    27th June 2020, 04:52 Go to last post
  18. RAF Grid References Used in European Operations

    Started by 2004nigelf, 20th October 2018 18:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 554
    21st October 2018, 00:17 Go to last post
  19. RAF Wartime Grid References

    Started by 2004nigelf, 21st October 2018 12:15
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,186
    23rd October 2018, 12:16 Go to last post
  20. Combat Reports 1944/1945

    Started by 2004nigelf, 8th April 2019 13:23
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 569
    9th April 2019, 02:47 Go to last post
  21. AM844 Crew names

    Started by 2083x, 28th September 2010 01:30
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    28th October 2010, 22:50 Go to last post
  22. Hudson FH235

    Started by 2083x, 16th October 2010 01:22
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,766
    19th October 2010, 20:49 Go to last post
  23. RAF Ferry Command/Log books

    Started by 2083x, 22nd April 2017 21:31
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd April 2017, 19:08 Go to last post
  24. RAF Ferry Command, Appendices

    Started by 2083x, 1st January 2018 16:36
    • Replies: 2
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    1st January 2018, 23:42 Go to last post
  25. G/C J. Cottle, DFC, MBE

    Started by 2083x, 26th April 2018 22:23
    • Replies: 2
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    27th April 2018, 08:54 Go to last post
  26. Joint USATC-RAFFC Transatlantic Air Traffic Control

    Started by 2083x, 2nd September 2018 19:32
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 959
    4th September 2018, 13:42 Go to last post
  27. Baha Hosny - Ferry Command

    Started by 2083x, 24th August 2019 18:02
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 861
    26th August 2019, 16:29 Go to last post

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