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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    14 Pages
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    20th October 2021, 17:26 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 21,276
    18th October 2021, 13:39 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW2 Lost Airmen Now Found

    Started by PeteS, 16th May 2020 13:15
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,932
    10th October 2021, 12:00 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 292
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    7th September 2021, 02:57 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
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    10th July 2021, 20:00 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    16th June 2021, 21:46 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
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  1. RAF Greenock in 1941 secret base

    Started by John Ashton, 22nd October 2021 12:03
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    25th October 2021, 17:49 Go to last post
  2. Aircraft positions on Operations.

    Started by Richard.K, 24th October 2021 18:16
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 122
    25th October 2021, 17:37 Go to last post
  3. 'Fighters Over the Falklands' book - anyone got a copy?

    Started by wwrsimon, 25th October 2021 17:27
    • Replies: 0
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    25th October 2021, 17:27 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 29
    25th October 2021, 16:15 Go to last post
  4. Gee 1944/45

    Started by Charles Smith, 25th October 2021 14:13
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 30
    25th October 2021, 14:27 Go to last post
  5. R W Dunn - J/17788

    Started by Phil Listemann, 25th October 2021 08:17
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 63
    25th October 2021, 13:53 Go to last post
  6. Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 23rd October 2021 11:56
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 168
    25th October 2021, 08:47 Go to last post
  7. Australians From RAAF Point Cook Joining RAF August 1937 Few Questions

    Started by paulmcmillan, 12th December 2017 14:47
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    25th October 2021, 00:36 Go to last post
  8. Which Mosquito MM241 ?

    Started by swat36, 5th March 2017 12:31
    • Replies: 6
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    24th October 2021, 19:52 Go to last post
  9. Wellington 04/02/45 Melsbroek B-58

    Started by Alain12, 10th December 2008 12:26
    • Replies: 7
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    24th October 2021, 19:10 Go to last post
  10. PoW Info

    Started by Henk Welting, 1st January 2011 15:20
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    24th October 2021, 18:33 Go to last post
  11. RAF Eastleigh, Kenya

    Started by David Sumerauer, 24th October 2021 17:11
    • Replies: 0
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    24th October 2021, 17:11 Go to last post
  12. 400722 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:06
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 86
    24th October 2021, 16:58 Go to last post
  13. Wellingtons of 99 Sq summer 1941

    Started by CZ_RAF, 23rd March 2009 20:21
    • Replies: 4
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    24th October 2021, 15:55 Go to last post
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    • Views: 142
    24th October 2021, 14:33 Go to last post
  14. Log book "endorsed in black ink"

    Started by Mikkel Plannthin, 5th October 2021 20:43
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    24th October 2021, 12:56 Go to last post
  15. Help Identifying Canadians (E - I )

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 24th October 2021 10:04
    • Replies: 0
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    24th October 2021, 10:04 Go to last post
  16. Hurricane 16/05/1940 in Belgium

    Started by Luc Vervoort, 12th October 2021 12:34
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    • Replies: 11
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    24th October 2021, 07:57 Go to last post
  17. Fighter Interception Unit, June 1941

    Started by Micky, 23rd October 2021 18:15
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 81
    23rd October 2021, 20:08 Go to last post
  18. 400724 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:08
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    23rd October 2021, 18:56 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 63
    23rd October 2021, 15:24 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,718
    23rd October 2021, 12:07 Go to last post
  19. 400723 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-07-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 19:07
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 55
    23rd October 2021, 09:31 Go to last post
  20. AC2 Albert Topham (F/Rigger) 937305

    Started by Alex Smart, 22nd October 2021 20:35
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd October 2021, 02:24 Go to last post
  21. "Spitfire Dive-Bombers versus the V2" by Bill Simpson.

    Started by CZ_RAF, 18th October 2021 21:29
    • Replies: 5
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    22nd October 2021, 12:56 Go to last post
  22. Halifax MkII Bombers Numbers W1247, W1181, DT539 and W7914

    Started by Researchingreg, 29th August 2013 16:17
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    22nd October 2021, 09:32 Go to last post
  23. No. 109 Squadron 1941 - "Beam Bombers"

    Started by abiermann, 19th October 2021 12:01
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    21st October 2021, 20:10 Go to last post
  24. Bedfordshires Unaccounted Aircrew

    Started by simfrank, 12th April 2011 19:32
    2 Pages
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    21st October 2021, 18:02 Go to last post
  25. Sgt D Oxley

    Started by Nickcardiff, 19th October 2021 20:29
    • Replies: 7
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    20th October 2021, 23:14 Go to last post
  26. Photos

    Started by jonheyworth, 19th October 2021 17:14
    • Replies: 4
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    20th October 2021, 19:39 Go to last post

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