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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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  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: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    19 Pages
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    9th October 2019, 09:38 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    13 Pages
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    2nd November 2019, 19:49 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    7 Pages
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    19th November 2019, 16:34 Go to last post
  1. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 11:12
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 94
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    3rd August 2019, 16:56 Go to last post
  2. Hanau 6/7 Jan 1945

    Started by captain_m, 26th October 2009 17:46
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 82
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    27th February 2019, 12:30 Go to last post
  3. Service Record Thread

    Started by pete102, 18th June 2014 20:16
    5 Pages
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    26th April 2017, 10:46 Go to last post
  4. Great Escape melting pot

    Started by James Castle, 18th February 2013 17:00
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 75
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    8th March 2015, 17:50 Go to last post
  5. Board Policy on Lostbombers Information

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 22nd January 2008 07:39
    2 Pages
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    20th February 2012, 17:28 Go to last post
  6. 149 & 199 Squadrons

    Started by Mosquito633, 3rd July 2008 14:30
    6 Pages
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    12th June 2016, 09:28 Go to last post
  7. DFC & 2 bars holders

    Started by munro, 21st November 2007 07:43
    3 Pages
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    25th August 2008, 15:15 Go to last post
  8. Dakota Mk.III KG387/Z2-? - 437 Squadron RCAF

    Started by CZ_RAF, 25th September 2008 21:35
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    5th May 2017, 21:29 Go to last post
  9. Research Tidy Up [RAF Standard Issue 1944]

    Started by PeteT, 14th January 2012 11:10
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    27th February 2012, 21:09 Go to last post
  10. Whirlwind Ops

    Started by HughAHalliday, 1st December 2007 11:39
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    14th December 2009, 14:15 Go to last post
  11. RAF dog tags

    Started by Rob Philips, 15th April 2008 16:10
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    21st April 2008, 11:44 Go to last post
  12. Bombing Ranges

    Started by PNK, 11th April 2011 13:11
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    11th June 2011, 10:39 Go to last post
  13. Lost RAF servicemen of Bridlington

    Started by John Moore, 16th January 2010 11:03
    4 Pages
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    31st May 2017, 03:32 Go to last post
  14. Crashes on St Kilda during WW2

    Started by paulmcmillan, 26th June 2008 10:01
    3 Pages
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    29th December 2009, 16:09 Go to last post
  15. !!!Lancaster JB221 - No 97 Sqdn - Crash on 25./26. November 1943!!!

    Started by JB221, 10th January 2010 12:13
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    11th May 2011, 23:32 Go to last post
  16. Avro Lincoln crash 1950

    Started by greg, 10th December 2007 15:43
    3 Pages
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    22nd July 2017, 15:38 Go to last post
  17. German raid of British radar station in WWII

    Started by mbriscoe, 20th December 2007 14:56
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    23rd December 2007, 17:56 Go to last post
  18. RAF ID card - Form 1250

    Started by CZ_RAF, 5th July 2010 17:32
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    • Replies: 14
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    12th July 2010, 19:36 Go to last post
  19. Mention in Despatches - Citation

    Started by Charlotte, 5th August 2008 15:12
    2 Pages
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    13th August 2008, 07:14 Go to last post
  20. Hawker Tempests

    Started by Phil George, 30th December 2007 13:36
    3 Pages
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    15th July 2008, 23:52 Go to last post
  21. N 1 PRU aircraft

    Started by Gildas, 31st January 2009 22:14
    2 Pages
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    29th May 2010, 10:59 Go to last post
  22. Spitfire P9550 - 1401 Met Flight

    Started by Lyffe, 8th April 2008 19:57
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
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    21st March 2019, 17:06 Go to last post
  23. RAF Fighter Squadron structure?

    Started by AdrianR8, 18th October 2010 12:11
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
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    1st November 2010, 11:25 Go to last post
  24. Air Sea Rescue launches

    Started by Jim Robinson, 10th February 2011 21:30
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 13,606
    21st May 2019, 02:56 Go to last post
  25. Liberator Mk II AL series

    Started by krakus57, 26th April 2009 23:14
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
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    9th August 2019, 14:55 Go to last post
  26. How much for that Spitfire Mister?

    Started by David Duxbury, 15th November 2007 02:30
    • Replies: 8
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    18th November 2007, 12:41 Go to last post
  27. Tradition of Burning Pianos

    Started by RKL, 8th July 2008 19:22
    2 Pages
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    13th July 2008, 22:25 Go to last post
  28. 1404 Met Flight, St Eval

    Started by Raymond Batkin, 30th July 2014 12:56
    5 Pages
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    21st November 2014, 11:11 Go to last post
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 12,828
    20th September 2011, 23:16 Go to last post
  29. Grave stone in Allainville-aux-Bois, Yvelines, France

    Started by namrondooh, 9th August 2008 23:41
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 12,807
    16th June 2016, 04:57 Go to last post

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