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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,
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    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
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 9,039
    24th November 2020, 20:27 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 7,596
    15th November 2020, 01:39 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 123
    • Views: 23,368
    13th November 2020, 02:36 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 15:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 9,848
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    23 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 23
    • Replies: 222
    • Views: 103,931
    5th November 2020, 07:06 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 51,474
    31st July 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  1. Tilburg B-code

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 1st December 2020 01:07
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 72
    5th December 2020, 00:31 Go to last post
  2. WW2 RAF Training: Leslie Raymond White

    Started by MartinG20, 3rd December 2020 10:01
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 139
    5th December 2020, 00:11 Go to last post
  3. 400422 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2020 21:24
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 14
    4th December 2020, 22:49 Go to last post
  4. First name of Norwegian pilots

    Started by JohnE, 19th December 2008 14:53
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 2,657
    4th December 2020, 21:36 Go to last post
  5. 400424 - Unaccounted Airmen - 24-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2020 21:32
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 9
    4th December 2020, 21:32 Go to last post
  6. 400423 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th December 2020 21:30
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 9
    4th December 2020, 21:30 Go to last post
  7. Captured Blohm Voss 138

    Started by robin bird, 4th August 2020 11:46
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 407
    4th December 2020, 20:59 Go to last post
  8. Book Reich Intruders by Bowman Martin

    Started by Alain12, 4th December 2020 19:37
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 31
    4th December 2020, 20:27 Go to last post
  9. Wellington Z8437 F 12 Squadron RAF Wickenby

    Started by JDCAVE, 3rd December 2020 17:34
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 115
    4th December 2020, 19:48 Go to last post
  10. Off topic - post WWII marriage of former RAF airman

    Started by CZ_RAF, 4th December 2020 16:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 50
    4th December 2020, 17:59 Go to last post
  11. April 1943 "Records" ORB for 12 Squadron?

    Started by JDCAVE, 3rd December 2020 20:22
    • Replies: 0
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    3rd December 2020, 20:22 Go to last post
  12. 6 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit

    Started by Rafabarn56, 2nd December 2020 09:19
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 94
    3rd December 2020, 15:02 Go to last post
  13. Blenheim IF AI Mk.III interior photo

    Started by CZ_RAF, 3rd December 2020 12:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 55
    3rd December 2020, 12:38 Go to last post
  14. Kate Reid WAAF RAF Swannington.

    Started by John Williams, 2nd December 2020 20:12
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 104
    3rd December 2020, 09:51 Go to last post
  15. Pathfinders over Nurnberg, 16/17 Mar 1945

    Started by Aplomado, 14th November 2020 06:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 188
    3rd December 2020, 08:52 Go to last post
  16. Rhodesian Local Enlistments November 1941

    Started by AndrewClark, 2nd December 2020 09:20
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 92
    3rd December 2020, 08:14 Go to last post
  17. Tracing Capt Gerry Durrand, Atlantic Ferry pilot

    Started by robin bird, 25th October 2020 14:13
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
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    3rd December 2020, 01:27 Go to last post
  18. Low quality pdfs from TNA

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 24th November 2020 00:26
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 362
    2nd December 2020, 22:45 Go to last post
  19. Peter Frederick Searl: Sgt, 1600379, RAFVR, 101 Sqdn.

    Started by malcwayland, 24th November 2020 12:53
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd December 2020, 16:27 Go to last post
  20. Wilson Henfrey Sgt 350915

    Started by tanks3, 18th November 2020 15:44
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 115
    2nd December 2020, 16:09 Go to last post
  21. Lancaster NG226

    Started by Mosquito, 23rd August 2008 12:44
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,666
    2nd December 2020, 09:57 Go to last post
  22. Lysander confirmation please.

    Started by Alex Smart, 1st December 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 111
    2nd December 2020, 00:55 Go to last post
  23. RAF Staff College Courses 1942-46

    Started by Steve Brew, 1st December 2020 23:59
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 40
    1st December 2020, 23:59 Go to last post
  24. Fully Scanned, Searchable and Downloadable AIR Files

    Started by Steve Brew, 1st December 2020 23:55
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 102
    1st December 2020, 23:55 Go to last post
  25. Protocols regarding the "CC's" from Form 540 and 541's

    Started by JDCAVE, 30th November 2020 19:51
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 243
    1st December 2020, 20:46 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 250
    1st December 2020, 20:09 Go to last post
  26. Demons K8185/K8188 64 Sqn 7 August 1938

    Started by paulmcmillan, 17th July 2012 11:20
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,068
    1st December 2020, 17:30 Go to last post
  27. Identifying A POW - I Request Some Help

    Started by Resmoroh, 30th November 2020 12:10
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 163
    1st December 2020, 08:16 Go to last post
  28. "R" Depot notation

    Started by ClintCoffey, 30th November 2020 01:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 112
    1st December 2020, 04:32 Go to last post
  29. W/Cdr Alan Eliot CAIRNES

    Started by Steve Smith, 30th November 2020 19:38
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58
    30th November 2020, 19:38 Go to last post

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