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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,
    6. 1944,
    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: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 13:49
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    21st May 2022, 15:36 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 297
    • Views: 26,099
    2nd May 2022, 02:20 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 233
    • Views: 125,794
    16th April 2022, 18:58 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 140
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    24th March 2022, 18:50 Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    10th July 2021, 20:00 Go to last post
  7. 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: 65
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    5th November 2020, 20:29 Go to last post
  1. Log book endorsement “ E of J “

    Started by Luc Vervoort, 21st May 2022 18:18
    • Replies: 0
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    21st May 2022, 18:18 Go to last post
  2. Clarification saught on 2-7-1942 105 Sqdn losses

    Started by Alex Smart, 19th November 2009 03:15
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    21st May 2022, 13:42 Go to last post
  3. Aircraft crash near RAF Collyweston on 7th August 1944

    Started by jonheyworth, 1st December 2021 22:33
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st May 2022, 09:46 Go to last post
  4. Seeking Pilots(?) Squadron

    Started by Alex Smart, 21st May 2022 02:37
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 63
    21st May 2022, 07:30 Go to last post
  5. 401019 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-10-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th May 2022 23:37
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 39
    21st May 2022, 02:29 Go to last post
  6. 401018 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-10-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th May 2022 23:35
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 33
    21st May 2022, 02:10 Go to last post
  7. 401020 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-10-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 20th May 2022 23:39
    • Replies: 0
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    20th May 2022, 23:39 Go to last post
  8. P/O T Gallagher, 626 squadron, RAF 1944

    Started by ian94avenge, 31st January 2022 18:23
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    20th May 2022, 18:00 Go to last post
  9. Flak Positions Map

    Started by JDCAVE, 20th May 2022 14:47
    • Replies: 0
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    20th May 2022, 14:47 Go to last post
  10. Loss Martinet NR466 2 A.P.S. Spilsby 23.01.46

    Started by Tim Bishop, 24th May 2011 17:36
    • Replies: 5
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    20th May 2022, 12:35 Go to last post
  11. W I Wilson history in RAf if any.

    Started by NZBandit, 19th May 2022 22:16
    • Replies: 6
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    20th May 2022, 09:19 Go to last post
  12. Avro Lancaster I from MExxx series photo hunt

    Started by CZ_RAF, 24th July 2021 14:53
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    20th May 2022, 09:19 Go to last post
  13. 48 Squadron "VIP flight"

    Started by Mike4898, 19th May 2022 22:47
    • Replies: 1
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    20th May 2022, 08:50 Go to last post
  14. Reading Blue Coats School Roll of Honours 1939 to 1945 RAF Names

    Started by paulmcmillan, 12th November 2018 13:16
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    • Replies: 12
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    20th May 2022, 07:39 Go to last post
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    20th May 2022, 07:37 Go to last post
  15. 106 Sqn ORB's

    Started by John Williams, 12th November 2010 23:48
    • Replies: 6
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    20th May 2022, 00:21 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 147
    19th May 2022, 14:55 Go to last post
  16. Service Number 195398

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th May 2022 15:50
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 78
    19th May 2022, 12:57 Go to last post
  17. Abbreviation on 1939 Register entry?

    Started by wwrsimon, 18th May 2022 16:43
    • Replies: 6
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    19th May 2022, 08:56 Go to last post
  18. Wing Commander D.H Lee DFC

    Started by Charles Smith, 16th May 2022 21:05
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 151
    19th May 2022, 01:04 Go to last post
  19. Bristol Blenheim anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 23rd January 2021 17:10
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 7,263
    18th May 2022, 14:45 Go to last post
  20. Sgt William (Bill) Robinson RAF

    Started by Mike4898, 31st July 2014 15:20
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,503
    18th May 2022, 13:24 Go to last post
  21. loss of a Sunderland, 21 june 1942

    Started by michel latouraille, 21st November 2013 12:32
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 6,179
    18th May 2022, 11:16 Go to last post
  22. Hurricane AM78 Request

    Started by AndrewClark, 9th May 2022 05:09
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 198
    17th May 2022, 21:28 Go to last post
  23. 1426 Enemy Aircraft Flight Spitfire escorts

    Started by bloodhound1234, 12th May 2022 18:36
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    17th May 2022, 21:26 Go to last post
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    17th May 2022, 15:48 Go to last post
  24. Crew failure to became a Pathfinder crew???

    Started by CZ_RAF, 15th May 2022 20:43
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 252
    17th May 2022, 13:34 Go to last post
  25. First ever RAF Plane joke?

    Started by paulmcmillan, 15th May 2022 20:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 246
    17th May 2022, 13:23 Go to last post
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    • Views: 105
    17th May 2022, 10:57 Go to last post

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