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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. 1940,
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    4. 1943,
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    8. 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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    19 Pages
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    2nd September 2019, 22:07 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    13 Pages
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
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  1. 471203 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:05
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 35
    20th September 2019, 14:23 Go to last post
  2. Air Ministry - RTP?

    Started by Snapper41, 20th September 2019 06:44
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 51
    20th September 2019, 13:31 Go to last post
  3. No3 Radio School RAF Yatesbury 1939

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 20th September 2019 11:17
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 24
    20th September 2019, 12:59 Go to last post
  4. 471204 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:12
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 29
    20th September 2019, 09:58 Go to last post
  5. 471205 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:14
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 22
    20th September 2019, 09:44 Go to last post
  6. 471207 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:21
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 27
    20th September 2019, 09:16 Go to last post
  7. 471206 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:15
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 24
    20th September 2019, 09:03 Go to last post
  8. 471202 - Unaccounted Airmen - 02-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th September 2019 00:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 26
    20th September 2019, 08:58 Go to last post
  9. 471201 - Unaccounted Airmen - 01-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 19th September 2019 23:59
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 24
    20th September 2019, 08:54 Go to last post
  10. Auberive-sur-Suippe Airfield

    Started by Steve Smith, 19th September 2019 16:07
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 71
    20th September 2019, 05:59 Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,235
    19th September 2019, 18:47 Go to last post
  11. Box Formation

    Started by Steve Smith, 11th September 2019 19:05
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 171
    19th September 2019, 15:53 Go to last post
  12. Trades called CLK. G.D. and A.C.H.

    Started by Bertrand H, 17th September 2019 19:00
    • Replies: 4
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    18th September 2019, 21:02 Go to last post
  13. AASF Base Code Names

    Started by Steve Smith, 18th September 2019 11:19
    • Replies: 1
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    18th September 2019, 17:49 Go to last post
  14. No.347 Squadron loss, Wangerooge, 25 April 1945

    Started by HughAHalliday, 18th September 2019 10:25
    • Replies: 5
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    18th September 2019, 15:24 Go to last post
  15. Chief Inspector Accidents 1939

    Started by Steve Smith, 16th September 2019 20:20
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 119
    18th September 2019, 11:14 Go to last post
  16. Full names of 2 Air Gunners of 106 Sqdn - late 1942

    Started by PeteS, 16th September 2019 13:10
    • Replies: 6
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    17th September 2019, 13:09 Go to last post
  17. Fitter IIA daily routine at Wellington squadron in 1941

    Started by CZ_RAF, 10th September 2019 15:03
    • Replies: 6
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    17th September 2019, 09:05 Go to last post
  18. 2 FTS Digby ORB/Aircraft 1924 to 1933

    Started by paulmcmillan, 14th September 2019 16:30
    • Replies: 6
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    16th September 2019, 22:28 Go to last post
  19. Any thoughts on where I might find this photograph?

    Started by PeteT, 16th September 2019 16:55
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 135
    16th September 2019, 22:16 Go to last post
  20. W/O Jones 186, 247 Sqdns (Typhoons)

    Started by vrajm, 16th September 2019 19:39
    • Replies: 1
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    16th September 2019, 20:20 Go to last post
  21. Day bombing operations Ramrod in late 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 16th September 2019 18:27
    • Replies: 0
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    16th September 2019, 18:27 Go to last post
  22. Lost Form "D" as reason for operation cancellation

    Started by CZ_RAF, 15th September 2019 18:08
    • Replies: 4
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    16th September 2019, 13:43 Go to last post
  23. Air Gunner training early 1942

    Started by PeteS, 15th September 2019 11:24
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 130
    16th September 2019, 13:06 Go to last post
  24. 471118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-11-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th September 2019 13:49
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 222
    16th September 2019, 09:22 Go to last post
  25. Spitfire Squadrons at RAF Predanneck in October 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 14th September 2019 20:34
    • Replies: 6
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    16th September 2019, 02:08 Go to last post
  26. J. / R. Service Numbers

    Started by PeteT, 15th September 2019 19:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 123
    15th September 2019, 21:32 Go to last post
  27. LAC Raymond Gumley (926961)

    Started by bvs, 15th September 2019 09:46
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 130
    15th September 2019, 19:19 Go to last post
  28. TNA lookup request - No. 5 Group ORB Appendices 1942

    Started by CZ_RAF, 9th September 2019 18:12
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 120
    15th September 2019, 17:11 Go to last post
  29. 'WAY OF A PILOT' book by Barry Sutton (1942)

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 15th September 2019 02:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 76
    15th September 2019, 02:08 Go to last post

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