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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,
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    4. 1942,
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    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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database 1221 DSOs, 20888 DFCs, 33628 MiDs

    Started by Jagan, 24th January 2020 21:57
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    16th February 2020, 00:27 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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    • Replies: 128
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    30th January 2020, 11:33 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 96
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    29th January 2020, 13:13 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 193
    • Views: 92,095
    25th January 2020, 11:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 03:28
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 232
    • Views: 9,981
    10th January 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 13,937
    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
  1. Lancaster KB 708

    Started by entaylor, 10th February 2020 23:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 238
    21st February 2020, 17:16 Go to last post
  2. Lancaster ND650 - March 24/25 1944

    Started by entaylor, 11th February 2020 00:05
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 413
    21st February 2020, 17:13 Go to last post
  3. German raid of British radar station in WWII

    Started by mbriscoe, 20th December 2007 14:56
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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    21st February 2020, 17:02 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,601
    21st February 2020, 16:19 Go to last post
  4. 133 Sqn ORB for 26 Sept. 1942. A proved second error

    Started by Gildas, 21st February 2020 11:58
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    21st February 2020, 11:58 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 63
    21st February 2020, 11:55 Go to last post
  5. F/O Lawrence Arner (RCAF) / Wellington MP575

    Started by TraceyBee, 16th February 2020 22:16
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 118
    21st February 2020, 10:31 Go to last post
  6. Identify 54 sqn Siskin Bailout 29th April 1930

    Started by paulmcmillan, 2nd August 2010 15:26
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 859
    21st February 2020, 10:12 Go to last post
  7. Wartime Maritime Aircraft Losses

    Started by Oldduffer, 20th February 2020 07:17
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 258
    21st February 2020, 08:09 Go to last post
  8. Chain Home Swingate - IFF

    Started by Marcel L., 19th February 2020 21:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 95
    20th February 2020, 16:54 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 137
    20th February 2020, 05:47 Go to last post
  9. Replacement aircraft availability

    Started by ClintCoffey, 18th February 2020 17:42
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 181
    19th February 2020, 18:01 Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
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    17th February 2020, 21:00 Go to last post
  10. Query entry in service record

    Started by Bob, 15th February 2020 15:17
    • Replies: 3
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    17th February 2020, 17:32 Go to last post
  11. Whitley BD233 3(C) O.T.U. lost 19.08.42

    Started by JimCorbett1977, 22nd August 2018 11:28
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    • Replies: 11
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    17th February 2020, 13:50 Go to last post
  12. W/O II James Quinn. 551405 12 (P) AFU

    Started by highgroundsman, 16th February 2020 08:01
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 171
    17th February 2020, 13:13 Go to last post
  13. AC2 George Albert Penfold - Died in Malta

    Started by James Castle, 28th May 2017 21:45
    • Replies: 6
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    16th February 2020, 17:15 Go to last post
  14. Possible Connection from the UK to RAAF Narromine

    Started by Resmoroh, 13th February 2020 13:10
    • Replies: 3
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    16th February 2020, 10:46 Go to last post
  15. IFF Indentification friend or foe

    Started by Marcel L., 13th February 2020 18:38
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 209
    15th February 2020, 18:34 Go to last post
  16. Flt Lt Hubert Ralph Palmer, RAFVR-119138/656490

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 14th February 2020 06:55
    • Replies: 2
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    15th February 2020, 13:56 Go to last post
  17. LAC 1602627 William Charles Smith

    Started by Autogiro, 15th February 2020 10:55
    • Replies: 1
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    15th February 2020, 11:25 Go to last post
  18. Colour Strike Photos

    Started by JDCAVE, 13th February 2020 17:25
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 227
    15th February 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
  19. 391110 – Unaccounted Airmen – 10-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 55
    14th February 2020, 16:02 Go to last post
  20. 391109 – Unaccounted Airmen – 09-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:20
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 52
    14th February 2020, 15:57 Go to last post
  21. 391108 – Unaccounted Airmen – 08-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th February 2020 15:17
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 50
    14th February 2020, 15:17 Go to last post
  22. No.1 School of Army Co-Operation

    Started by Steve Smith, 13th February 2020 21:20
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 119
    13th February 2020, 21:20 Go to last post
  23. Use of 250 lb bombs in 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 28th December 2019 19:08
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 425
    13th February 2020, 20:15 Go to last post
  24. F/Lt William Weir CAMPBELL DFC 37875 RAF

    Started by cozzy711, 3rd February 2020 07:47
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 473
    12th February 2020, 22:08 Go to last post
  25. Bomber Command Target Code

    Started by Andy Fletcher, 12th February 2020 15:18
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 145
    12th February 2020, 18:13 Go to last post
  26. First Mk 11 Sunderland where was it built?

    Started by robin bird, 11th February 2020 16:16
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 294
    12th February 2020, 11:02 Go to last post

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