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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
    6 Pages
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    16th October 2019, 08:10 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
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    9th October 2019, 08:38 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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    • Replies: 124
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    3rd October 2019, 17:47 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
    2 Pages
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    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
  1. Halifax III MZ509

    Started by Richard.K, 19th October 2019 21:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 53
    21st October 2019, 00:35 Go to last post
  2. Hudsons AE586 and FH407

    Started by robstitt, 20th October 2019 22:54
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 20
    21st October 2019, 00:34 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 296
    20th October 2019, 23:28 Go to last post
  3. 471222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th October 2019 14:52
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 66
    20th October 2019, 23:18 Go to last post
  4. high icing index above freezing level

    Started by Marcel L., 19th October 2019 11:40
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 84
    20th October 2019, 21:13 Go to last post
  5. 19 (LAA) Sqn - where was it based in Aug-Oct 1949?

    Started by Errol Martyn, 17th October 2019 06:53
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 80
    20th October 2019, 21:01 Go to last post
  6. No.73 Squadron April 1940.

    Started by Steve Smith, 20th October 2019 14:26
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 55
    20th October 2019, 20:04 Go to last post
  7. jamming GEE - signal inversion

    Started by Marcel L., 20th October 2019 15:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 44
    20th October 2019, 19:24 Go to last post
  8. Crossing the Battle lines, October 9, 1944

    Started by JDCAVE, 20th October 2019 02:54
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 90
    20th October 2019, 18:55 Go to last post
  9. Code name 'Rona'

    Started by Steve Smith, 12th October 2019 20:26
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 204
    19th October 2019, 15:52 Go to last post
  10. T.I's and release-point flares

    Started by Marcel L., 19th October 2019 11:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 53
    19th October 2019, 13:48 Go to last post
  11. rituals before take-off

    Started by Marcel L., 16th October 2019 20:27
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 235
    19th October 2019, 11:07 Go to last post
  12. 471231 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:24
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 86
    19th October 2019, 09:44 Go to last post
  13. BE.2C Biplane Wrecked - The Mendips - 8th March 1918 - Any Ideas?

    Started by Robbo1966, 15th October 2019 07:01
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    19th October 2019, 06:23 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 142
    19th October 2019, 00:33 Go to last post
  14. 471227 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 41
    18th October 2019, 12:28 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 48
    18th October 2019, 12:11 Go to last post
  15. 471228 - Unaccounted Airmen - 28-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:16
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 40
    18th October 2019, 12:08 Go to last post
  16. 471230 - Unaccounted Airmen - 30-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:21
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 34
    18th October 2019, 11:10 Go to last post
  17. 471229 - Unaccounted Airman - 29-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:20
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 36
    18th October 2019, 11:01 Go to last post
  18. Training flight "Goggles Test"

    Started by CZ_RAF, 17th October 2019 13:56
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 84
    18th October 2019, 11:01 Go to last post
  19. 471226- Unaccounted Airmen - 26-12-1947

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th October 2019 10:14
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 31
    18th October 2019, 10:14 Go to last post
  20. Squadron codes change from VL to 3W

    Started by Phil Listemann, 18th October 2019 08:54
    • Replies: 0
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    18th October 2019, 08:54 Go to last post
  21. Air Service Clerks (Special Class)

    Started by Resmoroh, 18th October 2019 07:07
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    18th October 2019, 07:07 Go to last post
  22. Meaning of 'C' and 'X' as 'Reason' for postings?

    Started by Errol Martyn, 17th October 2019 00:41
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 90
    17th October 2019, 22:29 Go to last post
  23. Fg Off Horace Nicholson's 'Secret' Met Posting

    Started by Resmoroh, 9th September 2017 15:30
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 591
    17th October 2019, 19:43 Go to last post
  24. RAF Station Skeabrae CO, summer 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 16th October 2019 08:03
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 101
    17th October 2019, 12:45 Go to last post
  25. Foreigni/Foreigny - mystery place in Normandy

    Started by CZ_RAF, 16th October 2019 15:09
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 104
    17th October 2019, 12:42 Go to last post
  26. One "Abnormally" with RAF Service Numbers

    Started by paulmcmillan, 17th October 2019 08:44
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 61
    17th October 2019, 08:50 Go to last post
  27. Ronald Henry Paul Humphris #755447

    Started by paulmcmillan, 17th October 2019 07:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 69
    17th October 2019, 08:39 Go to last post

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