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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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  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: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 46
    6th August 2020, 16:30 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 14
    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 47,212
    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 60
    • Views: 4,899
    29th July 2020, 14:40 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 109
    • Views: 18,774
    27th July 2020, 20:54 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 6,545
    6th July 2020, 20:13 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 211
    • Views: 99,412
    22nd June 2020, 01:38 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
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,337
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  1. Which Spitfire and which Pilot ???

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th August 2020 22:47
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 18
    8th August 2020, 02:41 Go to last post
  2. Operation Order 4 Group 12/13 June 1944

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 28th June 2020 21:15
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 215
    7th August 2020, 23:53 Go to last post
  3. Wellington MK 1 L4348 of 20 OTU Movements

    Started by highgroundsman, 6th August 2020 07:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 59
    7th August 2020, 23:16 Go to last post
  4. Spitfire collision question

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th August 2020 08:05
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 105
    7th August 2020, 23:07 Go to last post
  5. Bohuslav Kovarik

    Started by HughAHalliday, 11th April 2020 10:37
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 610
    7th August 2020, 21:57 Go to last post
  6. The Longest Name in the RAF

    Started by Jagan, 24th July 2020 18:18
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 362
    7th August 2020, 18:35 Go to last post
  7. Struggling 1838290 F/S C or J or V Cummings Bomb Aimer

    Started by PeteS, 7th August 2020 17:47
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 32
    7th August 2020, 18:15 Go to last post
  8. Possible murder of downed airman

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 1st August 2020 19:39
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 282
    7th August 2020, 17:22 Go to last post
  9. Unaccounted Airmen Project

    Started by yeoldbarn, 7th August 2020 16:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 31
    7th August 2020, 16:59 Go to last post
  10. TNA (National Archives UK) News Updates

    Started by Tom Semenza, 12th July 2020 15:37
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,256
    7th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  11. 83 Sqdn records May 1944

    Started by PeteS, 6th August 2020 15:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 49
    7th August 2020, 14:00 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 120
    6th August 2020, 19:39 Go to last post
  12. Maritime Aviation 1942-VE-Day

    Started by Oldduffer, 25th July 2020 19:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 412
    6th August 2020, 17:40 Go to last post
  13. Master Bomber and Deputy for Hagen 15/16, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 6th August 2020 14:45
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 46
    6th August 2020, 16:59 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 34
    6th August 2020, 16:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 241
    6th August 2020, 16:10 Go to last post
  14. OC 40 & 41 Sqn SAAF

    Started by Phil Listemann, 5th August 2020 12:13
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 84
    5th August 2020, 15:11 Go to last post
  15. RCAF Operational tour of duty length

    Started by Welshbob, 4th August 2020 13:46
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 176
    5th August 2020, 12:27 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 48
    5th August 2020, 12:09 Go to last post
  16. Captured Blohm Voss 138

    Started by robin bird, 4th August 2020 10:46
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 154
    5th August 2020, 09:00 Go to last post
  17. 1499180 Sgt GH Saxton, 9 Sqdn, MIA/KIA 13/14.05.43

    Started by Pat, 14th January 2015 07:29
    • Replies: 8
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    4th August 2020, 20:16 Go to last post
  18. Air 78 - a limit on what is normally free downloads ?

    Started by PeteS, 2nd August 2020 14:59
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 330
    4th August 2020, 10:03 Go to last post
  19. Know this Squire?

    Started by robin bird, 3rd August 2020 18:36
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 154
    4th August 2020, 09:22 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 73
    4th August 2020, 08:27 Go to last post
  20. No. 82 OTU Ossington - Nickel sortie

    Started by Mary-Anne Say-Pechet, 3rd August 2020 21:08
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 86
    4th August 2020, 07:45 Go to last post
  21. F/O SC Haralambides DFC 7 Squadron PFF

    Started by cyflyer1, 9th May 2020 10:39
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 437
    4th August 2020, 00:11 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 67
    3rd August 2020, 16:09 Go to last post
  22. FlyPast Magazine July 2008

    Started by Amrit, 1st August 2020 23:19
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 213
    3rd August 2020, 12:46 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 138
    3rd August 2020, 05:34 Go to last post
  23. Wreckage, poss from a Lancaster, found in Germany, what is it ?

    Started by PeteS, 31st July 2020 14:36
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 464
    2nd August 2020, 18:39 Go to last post

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