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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 121
    • Views: 21,602
    20th October 2020, 14:38 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 7,236
    19th October 2020, 15:57 Go to last post
  3. 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: 63
    • Views: 8,611
    3rd September 2020, 21:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,518
    19th August 2020, 16:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,866
    15th August 2020, 13:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 15:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 559
    14th August 2020, 16:14 Go to last post
  7. 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
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    31st July 2020, 00:54 Go to last post
  1. Tracing Capt Gerry Durrand, Atlantic Ferry pilot

    Started by robin bird, 25th October 2020 14:13
    • Replies: 7
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    26th October 2020, 00:34 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 15
    25th October 2020, 23:12 Go to last post
  2. Sudan 1939, pilot ID confirmed

    Started by Sandeha Lynch, 25th October 2020 19:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 16
    25th October 2020, 19:34 Go to last post
  3. 400405 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 22:03
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 88
    25th October 2020, 19:27 Go to last post
  4. 6 Group Bomber Command - Commemoration of Loss

    Started by Oldduffer, 29th October 2013 20:50
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    25th October 2020, 17:09 Go to last post
  5. Colour WWII photos

    Started by robstitt, 22nd October 2020 20:20
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 558
    25th October 2020, 13:25 Go to last post
  6. Sg WGG Duncan-Smith, 7 OTU, 11-10-40.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 25th October 2020 05:57
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 71
    25th October 2020, 12:03 Go to last post
  7. Nurnburg 16th / 17th March 1945

    Started by PeteT, 24th October 2020 22:40
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    25th October 2020, 11:19 Go to last post
  8. 400404 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 22:00
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 68
    25th October 2020, 01:49 Go to last post
  9. The RAF Evaders Database

    Started by Jagan, 25th October 2020 00:35
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 67
    25th October 2020, 00:35 Go to last post
  10. Typhoons at Llanbedr

    Started by Celt 22, 24th October 2020 20:27
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 64
    24th October 2020, 20:27 Go to last post
  11. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 15:03
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 98
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    24th October 2020, 19:44 Go to last post
  12. IWM images, Pforzheim, February 23, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 24th October 2020 18:53
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 44
    24th October 2020, 18:53 Go to last post
  13. Wanne-Eickel Nov 9/44

    Started by ClintCoffey, 19th October 2020 21:48
    • Replies: 5
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    24th October 2020, 18:14 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 62
    24th October 2020, 16:05 Go to last post
  14. Aerial Views Of UK Airports and Airfields

    Started by Lyffe, 8th October 2020 21:04
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    24th October 2020, 10:46 Go to last post
  15. 78 SQN RAF Loss of Halifax III MZ311 on Cleeve Hill Gloucecstershire 26 AUG 44

    Started by afterlift, 29th September 2020 04:43
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    24th October 2020, 10:10 Go to last post
  16. Flight Engineer training WWII

    Started by colinpateman, 21st February 2016 16:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    23rd October 2020, 23:13 Go to last post
  17. 400406 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 22:05
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd October 2020, 22:19 Go to last post
  18. 8 May 1941 English Channel combat

    Started by colinpateman, 23rd October 2020 09:32
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 96
    23rd October 2020, 16:29 Go to last post
  19. Nos 302 and 317 Squadron RAF

    Started by SMFochuk, 22nd October 2020 03:01
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 91
    22nd October 2020, 20:14 Go to last post
  20. John Mitchell RNZAF WWII

    Started by Type683, 22nd October 2020 04:12
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 76
    22nd October 2020, 19:44 Go to last post
  21. 29 OTU "Special Op" 22 April 1944 over France

    Started by PeteS, 21st October 2020 16:58
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 88
    22nd October 2020, 17:21 Go to last post
  22. AC2 R. McQuade, 623838, 01/01/1940, France

    Started by Bart FM Droog, 29th June 2008 12:18
    2 Pages
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    22nd October 2020, 09:19 Go to last post
  23. Kassel Map 22/23 Oct 1943

    Started by Mike H, 21st October 2020 09:21
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd October 2020, 04:45 Go to last post
  24. White/light gray circle on Lancaster`s fuselage

    Started by Grexx, 10th October 2020 19:53
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    21st October 2020, 22:27 Go to last post
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    21st October 2020, 21:30 Go to last post
  25. Help to identify the 78 Sqn crews which made claims in May-June 44

    Started by phasselgren, 17th October 2020 19:45
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    21st October 2020, 19:35 Go to last post
  26. Airman who died in the Surrey area, circa August 1942

    Started by JDCAVE, 21st October 2020 07:44
    • Replies: 6
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    21st October 2020, 18:33 Go to last post
  27. Avro Lancaster LM743 A4-R FTR 02/11/1944

    Started by Steve Smith, 20th October 2020 21:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 90
    21st October 2020, 17:31 Go to last post

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