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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: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 229
    • Views: 119,421
    28th November 2021, 18:30 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 14
    • Replies: 136
    • Views: 45,587
    28th November 2021, 15:51 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 14:49
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 548
    27th November 2021, 12:06 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 132
    • Views: 22,967
    31st October 2021, 12:10 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: WW2 Lost Airmen Now Found

    Started by PeteS, 16th May 2020 14:15
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 3,721
    10th October 2021, 13:00 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 17,308
    3rd October 2021, 12:09 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    30 Pages
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    • Replies: 292
    • Views: 20,918
    7th September 2021, 03:57 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 146
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    10th July 2021, 21:00 Go to last post
  9. 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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  1. When did the RAF stop training Observers?

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 25th November 2021 23:23
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 155
    29th November 2021, 00:51 Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 238
    28th November 2021, 22:50 Go to last post
  2. Unaccounted Airmen - Unknown Aircraft, Incorrect Serials, Unidentified Types

    Started by Jagan, 10th November 2021 16:20
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 1,046
    28th November 2021, 19:31 Go to last post
  3. RAF Target towing manuals

    Started by munro, 28th November 2021 19:07
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 19
    28th November 2021, 19:07 Go to last post
  4. W/O J R KARASEK - 602 sq (POW)

    Started by munro, 4th May 2008 20:31
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,020
    28th November 2021, 18:43 Go to last post
  5. WO 208 (MI.9) request

    Started by HughAHalliday, 26th December 2009 13:51
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,345
    28th November 2021, 18:01 Go to last post
  6. Lancaster PD260 - 166 Sqn - 13 Aug 1944

    Started by dfuller52, 18th November 2021 22:00
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    28th November 2021, 08:38 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 79
    28th November 2021, 07:47 Go to last post
  7. Mosquito 540Sqn 10/5/1944

    Started by Philippe Dufrasne, 18th March 2009 15:25
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    28th November 2021, 01:03 Go to last post
  8. "Jim Crow" fighter patrols in autumn 1944

    Started by CZ_RAF, 27th November 2021 14:33
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 55
    27th November 2021, 15:32 Go to last post
  9. RFC Officer's Service Record

    Started by Resmoroh, 27th November 2021 11:10
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 110
    27th November 2021, 15:15 Go to last post
  10. 400809 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 26th November 2021 19:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 64
    27th November 2021, 12:12 Go to last post
  11. 400808 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 26th November 2021 19:43
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 47
    27th November 2021, 12:03 Go to last post
  12. A.S.T.P. Air Min???

    Started by Windytreehugger, 27th November 2021 09:19
    • Replies: 0
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    27th November 2021, 09:19 Go to last post
  13. Pilot Sgt Swan, 23 Squadron, summer 1940

    Started by CZ_RAF, 25th November 2021 23:25
    • Replies: 4
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    26th November 2021, 21:13 Go to last post
  14. 400807 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 26th November 2021 19:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 28
    26th November 2021, 19:37 Go to last post
  15. 57 OTU bellylanding Sep-Dec 1943

    Started by CZ_RAF, 25th November 2021 17:43
    • Replies: 2
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    26th November 2021, 14:24 Go to last post
  16. No.37 Squadron Expert Sought - Robert Frank Lavack DFM

    Started by HughAHalliday, 24th November 2021 18:35
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 217
    26th November 2021, 13:51 Go to last post
  17. No.112 Squadron expert sought - Robert Frank LAVACK

    Started by HughAHalliday, 26th November 2021 11:00
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 72
    26th November 2021, 12:09 Go to last post
  18. Sgt D Oxley

    Started by Nickcardiff, 19th October 2021 21:29
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 580
    26th November 2021, 10:47 Go to last post
  19. Aircraft crash near Northolt 28th October 1944

    Started by jonheyworth, 25th November 2021 00:20
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 97
    25th November 2021, 17:23 Go to last post
  20. Gloster Gladiator anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 18th November 2021 12:02
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 114
    25th November 2021, 14:52 Go to last post
  21. Early RAF B-17 Operations Questions and at least 1 anwer

    Started by paulmcmillan, 3rd March 2017 10:35
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 16,560
    24th November 2021, 22:42 Go to last post
  22. Another one for the Canadian Archives experts

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 24th November 2021 14:24
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 120
    24th November 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  23. 400806 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-08-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 19th November 2021 16:39
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 102
    24th November 2021, 19:12 Go to last post
  24. Help with ORB deciphering needed

    Started by CZ_RAF, 19th December 2018 16:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,010
    24th November 2021, 18:56 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 107
    24th November 2021, 08:43 Go to last post
  25. Reference on "Type Z Equipment"

    Started by JDCAVE, 21st November 2021 23:34
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 161
    24th November 2021, 06:44 Go to last post
  26. 104 Sqn combat reports

    Started by John Williams, 22nd November 2021 10:12
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 126
    23rd November 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  27. Crashed Spitfire at Kethel, the Netherlands

    Started by Hans Valk, 21st November 2021 11:08
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 209
    23rd November 2021, 16:42 Go to last post

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