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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: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 112
    • Views: 14,455
    10th April 2021, 18:45 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 4,079
    31st March 2021, 00:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 145
    • Views: 57,293
    19th March 2021, 21:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 23
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 109,904
    27th January 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 11,396
    21st January 2021, 20:01 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 29,065
    27th December 2020, 15:41 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
    • Views: 13,928
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  1. 7 (P) AFU in the UK.

    Started by John Williams, 10th April 2021 05:41
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 75
    10th April 2021, 18:56 Go to last post
  2. Lancaster - a cone-shaped tube below the front turret

    Started by Grexx, 9th April 2021 21:22
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 117
    10th April 2021, 18:45 Go to last post
  3. WAAF abbreviation -"Cpl/Sp.D.Plotter"

    Started by Mikkel Plannthin, 10th April 2021 06:25
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 80
    10th April 2021, 18:41 Go to last post
  4. Female Military Personnel POWs?

    Started by Resmoroh, 10th April 2021 15:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 62
    10th April 2021, 17:02 Go to last post
  5. Spitfire AB897 402 Sqn loss 10 June 1944

    Started by paulmcmillan, 10th April 2021 13:24
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 37
    10th April 2021, 13:24 Go to last post
  6. Spitfire Located in Normandy

    Started by Normandy-Archaeology, 8th April 2021 06:59
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    10th April 2021, 10:47 Go to last post
  7. Movement Cards (AM Form 78)

    Started by andy wis, 10th April 2021 06:43
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58
    10th April 2021, 06:43 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 80
    9th April 2021, 19:18 Go to last post
  8. 81684 Desmond Balmforth RAFVR

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 9th April 2021 11:53
    • Replies: 3
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    9th April 2021, 13:42 Go to last post
  9. 504 Sqn collision BL887 and P8785

    Started by Phil Listemann, 31st July 2018 16:22
    • Replies: 2
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    9th April 2021, 12:59 Go to last post
  10. RAF Station Wick 1942 - TNA guidance required

    Started by Ravrick, 6th March 2021 13:33
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 247
    9th April 2021, 09:07 Go to last post
  11. George William Alfred AUSTEN DFC & Bar

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 21st March 2021 19:17
    • Replies: 5
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    8th April 2021, 15:46 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 72
    8th April 2021, 12:52 Go to last post
  12. Help identifying RCAF Pilot

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 7th April 2021 16:22
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 146
    8th April 2021, 12:35 Go to last post
  13. 99 Squadron

    Started by Steve Smith, 7th April 2021 17:11
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 109
    8th April 2021, 06:59 Go to last post
  14. Marylandís in the ME

    Started by andy wis, 6th April 2021 06:46
    2 Pages
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    7th April 2021, 16:27 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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    7th April 2021, 15:26 Go to last post
  15. 1651 CU May 30th 1942

    Started by Steve Smith, 7th April 2021 14:04
    • Replies: 0
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    7th April 2021, 14:04 Go to last post
  16. 8 B&G School RAF Evanton 1939

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 7th April 2021 13:43
    • Replies: 0
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  17. Gerald Robert Boak

    Started by fewtrela, 6th April 2021 17:28
    • Replies: 4
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    7th April 2021, 09:41 Go to last post
  18. The Great Escape List Accuracy

    Started by Resmoroh, 3rd April 2021 16:01
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 480
    7th April 2021, 09:19 Go to last post
  19. Pilot Officer R.L.Webb. 612 Squadron

    Started by highgroundsman, 5th April 2021 18:51
    • Replies: 2
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    6th April 2021, 11:29 Go to last post
  20. Nį 109 sqdn Pilots and navigators info

    Started by Alain12, 6th April 2021 09:42
    • Replies: 1
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    6th April 2021, 11:10 Go to last post
  21. WWII RAF Officer widow pension

    Started by CZ_RAF, 5th February 2019 16:00
    • Replies: 7
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    6th April 2021, 00:57 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 125
    5th April 2021, 23:03 Go to last post
  22. S/Ldr Freeman

    Started by Steve Smith, 4th April 2021 20:42
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 121
    5th April 2021, 20:18 Go to last post
  23. When? Spitfire MK 14 - interconnected throttle

    Started by Fish_1960, 5th April 2021 13:58
    • Replies: 0
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    5th April 2021, 13:58 Go to last post
  24. Message "SBR in force" explanation needed.

    Started by CZ_RAF, 1st April 2021 13:00
    • Replies: 4
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    5th April 2021, 07:08 Go to last post
  25. Help with this reference

    Started by JDCAVE, 5th April 2021 01:25
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 93
    5th April 2021, 02:34 Go to last post
  26. PO J.M Forward 149 Squadron

    Started by Steve Smith, 3rd April 2021 21:05
    • Replies: 2
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    4th April 2021, 20:39 Go to last post

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