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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,
    5. 1943,
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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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  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: 58
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    6th July 2020, 20:13 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1944 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th June 2020 13:59
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 963
    3rd July 2020, 14:18 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 108
    • Views: 18,238
    25th June 2020, 13:16 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 211
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    22nd June 2020, 01:38 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    15th June 2020, 22:52 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
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    14th June 2020, 09:15 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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    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
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    16th July 2020, 00:14 Go to last post
  1. Caribbean Airmen

    Started by PeteT, 15th July 2020 10:14
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 157
    15th July 2020, 23:34 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 182
    15th July 2020, 19:11 Go to last post
  2. No. 5 LFS ORB

    Started by PeteS, 15th July 2020 16:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 42
    15th July 2020, 16:37 Go to last post
  3. TNA website down?

    Started by Tom Semenza, 12th July 2020 15:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 369
    15th July 2020, 08:08 Go to last post
  4. ORB for Air Fighting Development Unit (AFDU)

    Started by AndrewClark, 15th July 2020 07:53
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 37
    15th July 2020, 07:53 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 115
    14th July 2020, 23:32 Go to last post
  5. F/O C. Bell (J19096) Halifax MZ537 431 Sqdn

    Started by vrajm, 14th July 2020 18:41
    • Replies: 0
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    14th July 2020, 18:41 Go to last post
  6. Raf army cooperation

    Started by Bala, 13th July 2020 22:23
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 159
    14th July 2020, 16:06 Go to last post
  7. Thomas Henry BOSWELL 947793 / 163153

    Started by AndrewClark, 14th July 2020 13:50
    • Replies: 0
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    14th July 2020, 13:50 Go to last post
  8. 1658 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF Riccall 1943

    Started by Welshbob, 13th July 2020 16:27
    • Replies: 2
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    13th July 2020, 17:51 Go to last post
  9. Tracing the history of a specific aircraft

    Started by Natalie, 16th January 2009 00:13
    • Replies: 6
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    13th July 2020, 14:49 Go to last post
  10. Wellington at Wright Field

    Started by robstitt, 24th June 2020 03:26
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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    13th July 2020, 14:33 Go to last post
  11. W/O Byers - My Hardest Challenge Yet!

    Started by AndrewClark, 5th July 2020 08:55
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
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    13th July 2020, 12:32 Go to last post
  12. Keith Oliver Perry RCAF

    Started by lancasterlm342, 12th July 2020 12:33
    • Replies: 2
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    13th July 2020, 08:21 Go to last post
  13. 4 and 6 Group's ORB

    Started by PeteT, 19th May 2018 17:02
    • Replies: 6
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    12th July 2020, 22:45 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
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    12th July 2020, 19:36 Go to last post
  14. Pictures of airman N° 106 sqdn

    Started by Alain12, 12th July 2020 13:33
    • Replies: 1
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    12th July 2020, 19:28 Go to last post
  15. Target Maps on display at briefings

    Started by JDCAVE, 9th July 2020 15:38
    • Replies: 2
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    12th July 2020, 16:35 Go to last post
  16. Abbreviation interpretation

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 12th July 2020 13:22
    • Replies: 2
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    12th July 2020, 14:08 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 153
    11th July 2020, 15:54 Go to last post
  17. Help identifying first names of RNZAF, RCAF aircrew

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 5th July 2020 12:20
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    11th July 2020, 15:43 Go to last post
  18. Save Brunty

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th July 2020 22:05
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 163
    11th July 2020, 10:41 Go to last post
  19. 400119 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:03
    • Replies: 1
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    11th July 2020, 10:12 Go to last post
  20. 400121 - Unaccounted Airmen- 21-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:08
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 64
    11th July 2020, 08:52 Go to last post
  21. 400118 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:00
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 53
    11th July 2020, 08:49 Go to last post
  22. 400120 - Unaccounted Airmen - 20-01-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th July 2020 23:05
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 55
    10th July 2020, 23:05 Go to last post
  23. Gp Capt Shannon 77 Squadron

    Started by Chas, 9th July 2020 11:26
    2 Pages
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    10th July 2020, 22:39 Go to last post
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    10th July 2020, 15:38 Go to last post

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