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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,
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    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 03:06
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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    14th September 2020, 13:31 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,171
    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
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    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,210
    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 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,289
    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
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    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,350
    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: 420
    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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    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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    29th September 2020, 05:12 Go to last post
  1. Air tests...when did they occur?

    Started by anglin.mj, 27th September 2020 23:39
    • Replies: 5
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    29th September 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 87
    28th September 2020, 21:20 Go to last post
  2. 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: 75
    • Views: 1,870
    28th September 2020, 21:11 Go to last post
  3. Geographical request for help - Erith + Eltham

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th September 2020 10:57
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 107
    28th September 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 34
    28th September 2020, 19:15 Go to last post
  4. RCAF R/133395 WO2 DE Todd (A/B)

    Started by PeteS, 24th September 2020 16:42
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 85
    28th September 2020, 17:41 Go to last post
  5. RAF contraband to and from the UK 1944-45

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 28th September 2020 00:09
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 143
    28th September 2020, 16:39 Go to last post
  6. A bad night for 407 Squadron

    Started by dfuller52, 28th November 2008 16:13
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,861
    28th September 2020, 14:24 Go to last post
  7. Vickers Wellesley

    Started by PeteT, 26th September 2020 10:11
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 195
    28th September 2020, 12:37 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,461
    28th September 2020, 08:25 Go to last post
  8. 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
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    27th September 2020, 19:58 Go to last post
  9. 23 Sq Blenheim codes + serials match in summer 1940

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th September 2020 11:38
    • Replies: 2
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    27th September 2020, 19:57 Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 31 October 1942 - Runnymede Casualties

    Started by mhuxt, 19th September 2008 11:30
    3 Pages
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    27th September 2020, 12:46 Go to last post
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    27th September 2020, 11:05 Go to last post
  12. 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
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    27th September 2020, 08:58 Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. DFM award

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

    Started by lancasterlm342, 23rd September 2020 17:45
    • Replies: 6
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    25th September 2020, 09:12 Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. ATC casualties WW2

    Started by Don Clark, 2nd September 2020 00:57
    2 Pages
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    25th September 2020, 07:57 Go to last post
  18. 68 Squadron RAF mechanics names

    Started by 68 Sqn, 24th September 2020 16:41
    • Replies: 5
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    25th September 2020, 07:35 Go to last post
  19. Bombs fused on a Lancaster meaning?

    Started by HReccon58, 24th September 2020 18:51
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 111
    25th September 2020, 06:20 Go to last post
  20. Looking for examples of RAF WWII communication.

    Started by ant-gray, 24th September 2020 09:05
    • Replies: 2
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    24th September 2020, 20:47 Go to last post
  21. Help needed with locations / Roles.

    Started by Steve Smith, 24th September 2020 11:44
    • Replies: 2
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    24th September 2020, 16:30 Go to last post
  22. F/O. F J. Sheldrake RAFVR 21/04/1946

    Started by peter, 22nd December 2009 08:57
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    24th September 2020, 14:31 Go to last post
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    24th September 2020, 09:18 Go to last post
  23. Lancaster Aircraft Movement Cards Form 78 from Hendon

    Started by Grexx, 22nd September 2020 22:07
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd September 2020, 21:36 Go to last post

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