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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: 54
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    2nd June 2020, 13:43 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 2,719
    2nd June 2020, 13:40 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1943 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 17th April 2020 00:42
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 115
    • Views: 3,425
    29th May 2020, 15:03 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
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    27th May 2020, 18:45 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 17,092
    24th May 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 204
    • Views: 96,908
    13th May 2020, 16:12 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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    4th June 2020, 18:23 Go to last post
  1. Spitfire Crash, RAF Marham June 20th 1942

    Started by Steve Smith, 3rd June 2020 21:30
    • Replies: 5
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    4th June 2020, 16:42 Go to last post
  2. 2206157 WE Crawford

    Started by PeteT, 4th June 2020 16:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 14
    4th June 2020, 16:09 Go to last post
  3. Help with some Polish names, please

    Started by Errol Martyn, 26th May 2020 09:35
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 145
    4th June 2020, 14:42 Go to last post
  4. Date of U-Boat Surrender Orders

    Started by HughAHalliday, 31st May 2020 22:46
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 165
    4th June 2020, 14:40 Go to last post
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    • Views: 15
    4th June 2020, 13:41 Go to last post
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    • Views: 75
    4th June 2020, 13:37 Go to last post
  5. No.215 Sqn Wellington. Lost 9-7-1943

    Started by COL BRUGGY, 27th July 2010 05:37
    • Replies: 9
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    4th June 2020, 13:29 Go to last post
  6. F/Sgt Frank Philip BRATLEY 1459569

    Started by AndrewClark, 4th June 2020 05:50
    • Replies: 0
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    4th June 2020, 05:50 Go to last post
  7. Gordon Herbert Vasse, Late RNAS to RAF Service

    Started by SandyFord, 3rd June 2020 02:10
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 126
    3rd June 2020, 19:08 Go to last post
  8. Sergeant D.E.C Jonas Air Gunner 151 Squadron,

    Started by AndyL, 3rd June 2020 12:36
    • Replies: 3
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    3rd June 2020, 17:34 Go to last post
  9. Airman killed and buried in Belgium

    Started by Alain12, 3rd June 2020 16:01
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 45
    3rd June 2020, 16:01 Go to last post
  10. Pictures from airman KIA over Belgium

    Started by Alain12, 2nd June 2020 10:13
    • Replies: 5
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    3rd June 2020, 07:54 Go to last post
  11. For Jim Corbett re Mosquito HR160

    Started by davew, 2nd June 2020 19:10
    • Replies: 0
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    2nd June 2020, 19:10 Go to last post
  12. Short Stirling coded C-BS history please?

    Started by Robbo1966, 1st June 2020 07:00
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd June 2020, 11:42 Go to last post
  13. Spitfire Vc - Sounds & Start-up Procedure

    Started by bluefish, 19th March 2020 20:57
    • Replies: 1
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    2nd June 2020, 09:26 Go to last post
  14. Number of crewmembers in BC OTU in 1943-1944

    Started by CZ_RAF, 2nd June 2020 06:36
    • Replies: 0
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    2nd June 2020, 06:36 Go to last post
  15. RAF Chessington 1944

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 31st May 2020 19:07
    • Replies: 4
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    1st June 2020, 21:46 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 202
    1st June 2020, 19:08 Go to last post
  16. LAC 1198368 Geoffrey William Newell

    Started by Autogiro, 1st June 2020 10:10
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    1st June 2020, 16:50 Go to last post
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    1st June 2020, 13:23 Go to last post
  17. Elementary Flying Training pre Enlistment

    Started by cyflyer1, 22nd May 2020 10:11
    4 Pages
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    1st June 2020, 12:17 Go to last post
  18. Bomb Aimer Target Maps 44/45

    Started by anglin.mj, 30th May 2020 17:47
    • Replies: 3
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    1st June 2020, 08:31 Go to last post
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    • Views: 354
    1st June 2020, 06:49 Go to last post
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    1st June 2020, 06:37 Go to last post
  19. Sl ps turner, 411 sqn 28-1-42

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 1st June 2020 05:51
    • Replies: 0
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    1st June 2020, 05:51 Go to last post
  20. Charles William Bailey, 1886-?

    Started by HughAHalliday, 30th May 2020 20:41
    • Replies: 4
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    31st May 2020, 22:52 Go to last post
  21. Identity card photo?

    Started by anglin.mj, 13th May 2020 22:59
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 216
    31st May 2020, 21:27 Go to last post
  22. RAF Blenheim Squadrons in World War Two

    Started by David643, 29th May 2020 15:23
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 196
    31st May 2020, 21:03 Go to last post
  23. R.A.F. losses 20th January 1942

    Started by jossleclercq, 6th March 2016 21:23
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    • Replies: 12
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    31st May 2020, 19:56 Go to last post

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