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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,
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    4. 1942,
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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
    12 Pages
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    10th April 2021, 18:45 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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    31st March 2021, 00:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    19th March 2021, 21:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 225
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    27th January 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 11,864
    21st January 2021, 20:01 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 29,825
    27th December 2020, 15:41 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  1. Help identifying RCAF airman

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 18th April 2021 10:27
    2 Pages
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    21st April 2021, 05:29 Go to last post
  2. WW2 route Stockholm to Leuchars

    Started by Lyffe, 11th December 2008 10:56
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    20th April 2021, 22:38 Go to last post
  3. Fighter pilot numbers in WW2

    Started by Timobeanie, 20th April 2021 21:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 25
    20th April 2021, 21:08 Go to last post
  4. Spitfire Located in Normandy

    Started by Normandy-Archaeology, 8th April 2021 06:59
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
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    20th April 2021, 18:43 Go to last post
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    20th April 2021, 13:54 Go to last post
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    19th April 2021, 11:46 Go to last post
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    • Views: 80
    19th April 2021, 10:49 Go to last post
  5. Air Ministry Weekly Orders - What is in them ?

    Started by paulmcmillan, 15th December 2020 08:20
    • Replies: 1
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    18th April 2021, 20:22 Go to last post
  6. looking for info on a Sub-Lt Cope of 788 Sqn

    Started by Rob Stuart, 17th April 2021 15:08
    • Replies: 2
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    18th April 2021, 11:32 Go to last post
  7. Ray Sturtivant Photo Collection

    Started by Tim Bishop, 14th April 2021 18:52
    • Replies: 3
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    17th April 2021, 09:58 Go to last post
  8. Bristol Blenheim anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 23rd January 2021 18:10
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    16th April 2021, 21:48 Go to last post
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    16th April 2021, 14:17 Go to last post
  9. Ferry Command POW Details Requesred

    Started by Resmoroh, 16th April 2021 07:28
    • Replies: 6
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    16th April 2021, 12:11 Go to last post
  10. 485 Sqn RNZAF - Don Finlay kill 3.3.42

    Started by Snapper41, 16th April 2021 06:43
    • Replies: 2
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    16th April 2021, 11:27 Go to last post
  11. Tony Butler- Halifax Warpaint series

    Started by Mike H, 16th April 2021 06:41
    • Replies: 1
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    16th April 2021, 08:00 Go to last post
  12. RAF Jiwani - 1946 - diplomatic incident - aircraft type?

    Started by Leendert, 12th March 2021 09:12
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    16th April 2021, 06:55 Go to last post
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    16th April 2021, 06:07 Go to last post
  13. Location of RAF Armoured Car Training circa 1928

    Started by jonny, 14th April 2021 13:23
    • Replies: 2
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    15th April 2021, 05:54 Go to last post
  14. Info wanted on ID Dog Tags

    Started by Timobeanie, 12th April 2021 16:53
    • Replies: 7
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    15th April 2021, 04:17 Go to last post
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    14th April 2021, 19:21 Go to last post
  15. Harrow K6965 October 6, 1938 215 Sqn Crew details sought

    Started by paulmcmillan, 6th August 2012 13:42
    2 Pages
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    14th April 2021, 14:09 Go to last post
  16. F/L Norman EH Virigin 40961 - 13 Nov 1945

    Started by dfuller52, 15th March 2010 10:51
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    14th April 2021, 11:46 Go to last post
  17. Operation Flat 12A

    Started by Dartnelljones, 12th April 2021 13:38
    • Replies: 7
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    14th April 2021, 10:17 Go to last post
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    14th April 2021, 10:02 Go to last post
  18. Ex-RAF officer found guilty of murder...

    Started by CZ_RAF, 13th January 2013 18:21
    2 Pages
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    14th April 2021, 08:15 Go to last post
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    13th April 2021, 19:18 Go to last post
  19. Abbreviation help needed

    Started by highgroundsman, 13th April 2021 12:21
    • Replies: 5
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    13th April 2021, 18:22 Go to last post
  20. Instructors' Handbook of Advanced Flying Training.

    Started by JDCAVE, 11th April 2021 22:26
    • Replies: 2
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    13th April 2021, 03:44 Go to last post
  21. F/O Lucas AFC

    Started by JDCAVE, 11th April 2021 23:06
    • Replies: 3
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    13th April 2021, 03:42 Go to last post
  22. If you looking for a present may I suggest......

    Started by paulmcmillan, 12th April 2021 10:58
    • Replies: 3
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    12th April 2021, 15:37 Go to last post

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