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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 115
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    29th September 2020, 17:55 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,192
    10th September 2020, 06:34 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,233
    3rd September 2020, 20:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,306
    19th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,375
    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 428
    14th August 2020, 15:14 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 49,278
    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  1. Castle Camps Mosquito DD716 Crew

    Started by Robbo1966, 30th September 2020 21:19
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 33
    1st October 2020, 01:41 Go to last post
  2. ATC Cadets on Runnymede Memorial

    Started by Chris Pointon, 28th September 2009 00:22
    • Replies: 9
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    30th September 2020, 22:44 Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 210
    30th September 2020, 21:31 Go to last post
  3. Who Commanded 72 Sqn During the Battle of Britain?

    Started by Steve Brew, 30th September 2020 20:40
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 18
    30th September 2020, 21:12 Go to last post
  4. Air tests...when did they occur?

    Started by anglin.mj, 27th September 2020 23:39
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 227
    30th September 2020, 17:55 Go to last post
  5. St Eval - Coastal Command - Spring 1945

    Started by PeteS, 30th September 2020 17:22
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 22
    30th September 2020, 17:22 Go to last post
  6. Yugoslav Aircrew PoW in WW2 - Help Needed

    Started by Resmoroh, 29th September 2020 14:18
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 99
    30th September 2020, 13:33 Go to last post
  7. Personnel dispatch centre location

    Started by Musketmel, 29th September 2020 19:56
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 53
    30th September 2020, 09:03 Go to last post
  8. Squadron service before 26 OTU

    Started by KennethK, 29th September 2020 22:07
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 42
    30th September 2020, 07:50 Go to last post
  9. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 77
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    30th September 2020, 04:57 Go to last post
  10. Unaccounted Pilots in CWGC Project

    Started by Jagan, 29th September 2020 22:00
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 78
    30th September 2020, 02:56 Go to last post
  11. RCAF R/133395 WO2 DE Todd (A/B)

    Started by PeteS, 24th September 2020 16:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 137
    29th September 2020, 17:57 Go to last post
  12. Geographical request for help - Erith + Eltham

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th September 2020 10:57
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 161
    29th September 2020, 14:49 Go to last post
  13. RAF contraband to and from the UK 1944-45

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 28th September 2020 00:09
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    29th September 2020, 12:01 Go to last post
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    • Views: 104
    28th September 2020, 21:20 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 60
    28th September 2020, 19:15 Go to last post
  14. A bad night for 407 Squadron

    Started by dfuller52, 28th November 2008 15:13
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,875
    28th September 2020, 14:24 Go to last post
  15. Vickers Wellesley

    Started by PeteT, 26th September 2020 10:11
    • Replies: 8
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    28th September 2020, 12:37 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,466
    28th September 2020, 08:25 Go to last post
  16. How many RAF airmen are still missing from the Battle of France?

    Started by Tom Allett, 18th September 2020 16:18
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 361
    27th September 2020, 19:58 Go to last post
  17. 23 Sq Blenheim codes + serials match in summer 1940

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th September 2020 11:38
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 71
    27th September 2020, 19:57 Go to last post
  18. Looking for information on PO D K Coutts

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 27th September 2020 10:57
    • Replies: 2
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    27th September 2020, 14:25 Go to last post
  19. 31 October 1942 - Runnymede Casualties

    Started by mhuxt, 19th September 2008 11:30
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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    27th September 2020, 12:46 Go to last post
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    • Views: 39
    27th September 2020, 11:05 Go to last post
  20. Google Maps or Google Earth?

    Started by JDCAVE, 27th September 2020 01:06
    • Replies: 1
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    27th September 2020, 10:55 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 26
    27th September 2020, 08:58 Go to last post
  21. Sgt. P Maloney 405 Squadron

    Started by ClintCoffey, 26th September 2020 17:27
    • Replies: 0
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    26th September 2020, 17:27 Go to last post
  22. DFM award

    Started by Ian Brown, 24th September 2020 07:52
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 172
    26th September 2020, 14:29 Go to last post
  23. The lost graves of peenemunde

    Started by lancasterlm342, 23rd September 2020 17:45
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 243
    25th September 2020, 09:12 Go to last post
  24. Group Capt. David Roberts DFC AFC & Bar

    Started by PeteS, 25th September 2020 08:40
    • Replies: 0
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    25th September 2020, 08:40 Go to last post

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