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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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    2 Pages
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    1st April 2020, 13:34 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 02:28
    25 Pages
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    • Replies: 246
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    27th March 2020, 08:52 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 196
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    24th March 2020, 10:31 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,121
    11th March 2020, 20:16 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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    25th February 2020, 01:21 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
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    30th January 2020, 10:33 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 03:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 14,467
    18th September 2018, 01:32 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 86
    1st April 2020, 18:01 Go to last post
  1. Raf airmen interned in turkey 1943

    Started by JohanSWE, 31st March 2020 09:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 229
    1st April 2020, 14:43 Go to last post
  2. Martlesham Heath ORB, November 1941

    Started by greg, 30th March 2020 15:53
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 49
    1st April 2020, 13:19 Go to last post
  3. F/Sgt Ian John Armour Giodbolt, RAFVR 1335634.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 25th January 2020 04:56
    • Replies: 6
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    1st April 2020, 08:40 Go to last post
  4. 84 Sqn 1927 photo request

    Started by Errol Martyn, 31st March 2020 07:02
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 89
    1st April 2020, 06:31 Go to last post
  5. Anson N--27 crash Canada ?

    Started by PeteS, 31st March 2020 17:02
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 95
    1st April 2020, 06:12 Go to last post
  6. An Interesting Digital Map Archive

    Started by JDCAVE, 30th March 2020 19:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 246
    31st March 2020, 22:00 Go to last post
  7. Air Crew Training Centre, Hucknall

    Started by archivist, 31st March 2020 21:24
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 34
    31st March 2020, 21:24 Go to last post
  8. 3 title Self-Isolation reading list challenge

    Started by ClintCoffey, 28th March 2020 00:39
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 711
    31st March 2020, 20:55 Go to last post
  9. Specialist Aircrew Category

    Started by Resmoroh, 29th March 2020 16:43
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 151
    31st March 2020, 19:58 Go to last post
  10. RAF Escape and Evasion documents from Yugoslavia

    Started by vathra22, 6th October 2016 13:29
    • Replies: 8
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    31st March 2020, 16:38 Go to last post
  11. Airman killed in Egypt in 1943 mechanic with 161 MU

    Started by RWSD 2143, 31st March 2020 14:24
    • Replies: 1
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    31st March 2020, 15:32 Go to last post
  12. P/O R.W Brown ?

    Started by Steve Smith, 31st March 2020 13:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 98
    31st March 2020, 15:04 Go to last post
  13. RAF Training maps for the UK

    Started by PNK, 31st March 2020 12:52
    • Replies: 0
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    31st March 2020, 12:52 Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 95
    31st March 2020, 12:49 Go to last post
  14. Remembering - Operation Gisela - 75 years ago tonight

    Started by ianh, 3rd March 2020 16:14
    • Replies: 3
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    30th March 2020, 20:08 Go to last post
  15. 1655 Flight (or 1655 Mosquito Flying Unit) 8 Group PFF

    Started by PeteS, 19th April 2011 10:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    30th March 2020, 18:06 Go to last post
  16. Air 14/3360-3368 Day Bombing Sheets

    Started by JDCAVE, 2nd September 2019 21:18
    • Replies: 9
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    30th March 2020, 04:35 Go to last post
  17. RAF Middle Wallop December 7th 1941

    Started by Steve Smith, 29th March 2020 21:27
    • Replies: 0
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    29th March 2020, 21:27 Go to last post
  18. RAF personnel lost at sea

    Started by alain charpentier, 27th March 2020 07:51
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 271
    29th March 2020, 18:43 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 135
    29th March 2020, 17:15 Go to last post
  19. Air78 Look Up.

    Started by Steve Smith, 27th March 2020 15:14
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 285
    29th March 2020, 15:25 Go to last post
  20. WW2 Crashes near Earls Colne

    Started by Gonker44, 26th March 2020 12:52
    • Replies: 5
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    29th March 2020, 13:38 Go to last post
  21. 1664 HCU, January 1944, Halifax serial search

    Started by CZ_RAF, 29th March 2020 06:40
    • Replies: 0
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    29th March 2020, 06:40 Go to last post
  22. Russian P-40 AK295 shot down 1 Feb 1942

    Started by brian, 25th March 2020 19:48
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 187
    29th March 2020, 02:00 Go to last post
  23. Dorsten (22nd March 1945)

    Started by PeteT, 27th March 2020 12:12
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 182
    28th March 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  24. 602 Sqn 8 September 1939

    Started by Phil Listemann, 26th March 2020 08:44
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 305
    27th March 2020, 16:15 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 177
    27th March 2020, 14:44 Go to last post
  25. Sqn Ldr V H Reynolds DFC

    Started by bvs, 10th May 2015 07:08
    2 Pages
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    27th March 2020, 14:36 Go to last post
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    27th March 2020, 13:08 Go to last post

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