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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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    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: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    6th July 2020, 20:13 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1944 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th June 2020 13:59
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 937
    3rd July 2020, 14:18 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 108
    • Views: 18,223
    25th June 2020, 13:16 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 211
    • Views: 98,691
    22nd June 2020, 01:38 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 134
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    15th June 2020, 22:52 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 4,237
    14th June 2020, 09:15 Go to last post
  7. 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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  1. F/O C. Bell (J19096) Halifax MZ537 431 Sqdn

    Started by vrajm, 14th July 2020 18:41
    • Replies: 0
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    14th July 2020, 18:41 Go to last post
  2. Raf army cooperation

    Started by Bala, 13th July 2020 22:23
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 131
    14th July 2020, 16:06 Go to last post
  3. TNA website down?

    Started by Tom Semenza, 12th July 2020 15:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 312
    14th July 2020, 15:08 Go to last post
  4. Thomas Henry BOSWELL 947793 / 163153

    Started by AndrewClark, 14th July 2020 13:50
    • Replies: 0
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    14th July 2020, 13:50 Go to last post
  5. 1658 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF Riccall 1943

    Started by Welshbob, 13th July 2020 16:27
    • Replies: 2
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    13th July 2020, 17:51 Go to last post
  6. Tracing the history of a specific aircraft

    Started by Natalie, 16th January 2009 01:13
    • Replies: 6
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    13th July 2020, 14:49 Go to last post
  7. Wellington at Wright Field

    Started by robstitt, 24th June 2020 03:26
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 636
    13th July 2020, 14:33 Go to last post
  8. W/O Byers - My Hardest Challenge Yet!

    Started by AndrewClark, 5th July 2020 08:55
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
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    13th July 2020, 12:32 Go to last post
  9. Keith Oliver Perry RCAF

    Started by lancasterlm342, 12th July 2020 12:33
    • Replies: 2
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    13th July 2020, 08:21 Go to last post
  10. 4 and 6 Group's ORB

    Started by PeteT, 19th May 2018 17:02
    • Replies: 6
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    12th July 2020, 22:45 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 67
    12th July 2020, 19:36 Go to last post
  11. Pictures of airman N° 106 sqdn

    Started by Alain12, 12th July 2020 13:33
    • Replies: 1
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    12th July 2020, 19:28 Go to last post
  12. Target Maps on display at briefings

    Started by JDCAVE, 9th July 2020 15:38
    • Replies: 2
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    12th July 2020, 16:35 Go to last post
  13. Abbreviation interpretation

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 12th July 2020 13:22
    • Replies: 2
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    12th July 2020, 14:08 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 146
    11th July 2020, 15:54 Go to last post
  14. Help identifying first names of RNZAF, RCAF aircrew

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 5th July 2020 12:20
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    • Replies: 10
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    11th July 2020, 15:43 Go to last post
  15. Save Brunty

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th July 2020 22:05
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 158
    11th July 2020, 10:41 Go to last post
  16. 400119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:03
    • Replies: 1
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    11th July 2020, 10:12 Go to last post
  17. 400121 - Unaccounted Airmen- 21-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:08
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 56
    11th July 2020, 08:52 Go to last post
  18. 400118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:00
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 48
    11th July 2020, 08:49 Go to last post
  19. 400120 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:05
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 50
    10th July 2020, 23:05 Go to last post
  20. Gp Capt Shannon 77 Squadron

    Started by Chas, 9th July 2020 11:26
    2 Pages
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    10th July 2020, 22:39 Go to last post
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    • Views: 76
    10th July 2020, 16:03 Go to last post
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    • Views: 164
    10th July 2020, 15:38 Go to last post
  21. Resurrecting MRES

    Started by Big Makk, 5th July 2020 22:42
    2 Pages
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    10th July 2020, 11:39 Go to last post
  22. 61Sqn Lancaster PB759 QR-N Houffalize 30 Dec 44

    Started by chunkynan, 10th May 2019 06:20
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    9th July 2020, 20:19 Go to last post
  23. Closed AIR 81 Files List

    Started by paulmcmillan, 8th July 2020 15:03
    • Replies: 1
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    9th July 2020, 19:09 Go to last post
  24. Operation Order 4 Group 12/13 June 1944

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 28th June 2020 21:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 132
    9th July 2020, 18:08 Go to last post

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