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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
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 11,293
    28th January 2021, 01:55 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 106,316
    27th January 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  3. 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: 9,437
    21st January 2021, 20:01 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,674
    30th December 2020, 17:25 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
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    27th December 2020, 15:41 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Accounted Airmen Database - Feedback / Corrections

    Started by jonheyworth, 19th August 2020 13:49
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,967
    5th December 2020, 23:03 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 15:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    14 Pages
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    31st July 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  1. More Missing (RAF) Forenames

    Started by Resmoroh, 27th January 2021 09:55
    2 Pages
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    28th January 2021, 10:48 Go to last post
  2. Photographs of POW's needed.

    Started by David Layne, 25th January 2021 00:04
    • Replies: 1
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    28th January 2021, 09:16 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 102
    28th January 2021, 09:13 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 197
    28th January 2021, 09:07 Go to last post
  3. Daylight raid on Cologne 23/12/1944

    Started by PeteT, 21st December 2017 18:10
    • Replies: 4
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    28th January 2021, 04:02 Go to last post
  4. Pierre clostermann

    Started by Greg Bloomfield, 24th January 2021 14:22
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 350
    28th January 2021, 01:20 Go to last post
  5. 751516 Albert BUCKTON - Ferry Command and the Fortress 1

    Started by wwrsimon, 25th January 2021 13:55
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    27th January 2021, 22:58 Go to last post
  6. Researching WAAF Emily Amelia Penny

    Started by Fish_1960, 24th January 2021 10:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 219
    27th January 2021, 19:48 Go to last post
  7. Partington.J & Pomeroy.JC

    Started by Richard.K, 27th January 2021 18:00
    • Replies: 0
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    27th January 2021, 18:00 Go to last post
  8. Consumption test

    Started by CZ_RAF, 21st January 2021 22:05
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    • Replies: 12
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    27th January 2021, 17:40 Go to last post
  9. Just an Echo [Audrey P Tucker]

    Started by PeteT, 27th January 2021 17:22
    • Replies: 0
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    27th January 2021, 17:22 Go to last post
  10. Service Number needed for Alf Wood, served 1930-1938

    Started by malcwayland, 27th January 2021 15:26
    • Replies: 6
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    27th January 2021, 17:09 Go to last post
  11. Liberator shot down by Spitfires

    Started by Francis M, 27th January 2021 12:23
    • Replies: 3
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    27th January 2021, 16:29 Go to last post
  12. Cambridge Cemetery RAF burials 29 Jan 1944

    Started by PeteS, 25th January 2021 18:50
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 151
    27th January 2021, 07:25 Go to last post
  13. Bristol Blenheim anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 23rd January 2021 18:10
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  14. Mosquito ML975 - Lost 16-6-1944

    Started by Big Makk, 23rd January 2021 23:09
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    24th January 2021, 22:13 Go to last post
  15. Me 410 Night Fighters?

    Started by ianh, 23rd January 2021 23:38
    • Replies: 4
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    24th January 2021, 17:11 Go to last post
  16. Resettlement Advice Service

    Started by Welshbob, 24th January 2021 12:24
    • Replies: 4
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    24th January 2021, 12:52 Go to last post
  17. Ferry Command Card - "Returnable in winter months"

    Started by dennis_burke, 22nd January 2021 10:57
    • Replies: 7
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    24th January 2021, 04:13 Go to last post
  18. 101 Squadron Blenheim P6953

    Started by Dave_Richardson, 15th February 2016 11:54
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    23rd January 2021, 23:23 Go to last post
  19. Mobile Signal Unit MSU 5439W

    Started by Porter-James, 23rd January 2021 20:13
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd January 2021, 23:20 Go to last post
  20. Synthetic Oil Plants: Scholven Buer

    Started by JDCAVE, 23rd January 2021 18:46
    • Replies: 0
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    23rd January 2021, 18:46 Go to last post
  21. American Casualty Files

    Started by lancasterlm342, 22nd January 2021 20:03
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 158
    23rd January 2021, 18:25 Go to last post
  22. Information on A/Sldr Charles Frederick Andrew DFC

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 23rd January 2021 15:46
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd January 2021, 16:09 Go to last post
  23. 13 (RCAF) Squadron 29 Aug 1944 Baltimore FW535

    Started by PeteS, 22nd January 2021 18:06
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  24. P/O E.D Levens 195 Squadron recovered from the sea.

    Started by Steve Smith, 22nd January 2021 18:25
    • Replies: 6
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    23rd January 2021, 12:44 Go to last post
  25. Hawker Tempest MkV armament

    Started by Fish_1960, 16th January 2021 12:12
    • Replies: 6
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    23rd January 2021, 10:17 Go to last post
  26. Bristol Beaufighter TF.Mk.X weapons

    Started by Fish_1960, 16th January 2021 12:14
    • Replies: 9
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    22nd January 2021, 19:36 Go to last post
  27. S/Ldr promotion

    Started by Steve Smith, 22nd January 2021 13:41
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 80
    22nd January 2021, 18:21 Go to last post

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