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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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    25th February 2020, 02:21 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database DSOs DFCs MiDs (New Update: DFMs)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,725
    24th February 2020, 23:51 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 19:02
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
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    30th January 2020, 11:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    20 Pages
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    • Replies: 193
    • Views: 92,362
    25th January 2020, 11:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1942 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 4th December 2019 03:28
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 232
    • Views: 10,320
    10th January 2020, 20:35 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Visitor Comments on Old Forum Archive Threads

    Started by Jagan, 31st August 2017 04:02
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 13,997
    18th September 2018, 02:32 Go to last post
  1. 391117 – Unaccounted Airmen – 17-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 28th February 2020 22:00
    • Replies: 0
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    28th February 2020, 22:00 Go to last post
  2. 391116 – Unaccounted Airmen – 16-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 28th February 2020 21:59
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    28th February 2020, 21:59 Go to last post
  3. 391115 – Unaccounted Airmen – 15-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 28th February 2020 21:56
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    28th February 2020, 21:56 Go to last post
  4. 391114 – Unaccounted Airmen – 14-11-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 28th February 2020 21:49
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    28th February 2020, 21:49 Go to last post
  5. German raid of British radar station in WWII

    Started by mbriscoe, 20th December 2007 14:56
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 15,759
    28th February 2020, 21:39 Go to last post
  6. 'Walter' signals equipment for RAF Coastal Command types

    Started by robstitt, 28th February 2020 21:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5
    28th February 2020, 21:04 Go to last post
  7. Floating rescue stations

    Started by robstitt, 25th February 2020 20:19
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 240
    28th February 2020, 19:00 Go to last post
  8. No 2 Air Observer School - Edmonton

    Started by entaylor, 10th November 2014 00:18
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,208
    28th February 2020, 18:25 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 20
    28th February 2020, 18:19 Go to last post
  9. Lancaster KB 708

    Started by entaylor, 10th February 2020 23:52
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 384
    28th February 2020, 17:53 Go to last post
  10. Tips on searching AIR 2 for citations and recommendations

    Started by cozzy711, 27th February 2020 08:45
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    28th February 2020, 12:52 Go to last post
  11. Sgt J C Kneubuhler - Baltimore Crash

    Started by Squadron, 28th March 2010 09:59
    • Replies: 7
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    27th February 2020, 23:04 Go to last post
  12. Spymania, bog cities and VD

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 27th February 2020 18:03
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 61
    27th February 2020, 18:03 Go to last post
  13. DP Ballard / EL Brown (35 Squadron)

    Started by PeteT, 27th February 2020 12:01
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 86
    27th February 2020, 12:37 Go to last post
  14. Petrol Carrying Trips - September/October1944

    Started by John Larder, 27th February 2020 10:31
    • Replies: 0
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    27th February 2020, 10:31 Go to last post
  15. Planned descents of 12-13,000/minute by four engine a/c?

    Started by JDCAVE, 23rd February 2020 18:03
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    27th February 2020, 09:43 Go to last post
  16. RAF West Raynham Station ORB

    Started by Steve Smith, 26th February 2020 12:03
    • Replies: 0
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    26th February 2020, 12:03 Go to last post
  17. Individual letters Spitfires 118 Squadron 1943

    Started by Hans Nauta, 25th May 2009 22:19
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    26th February 2020, 06:30 Go to last post
  18. Use of 250 lb bombs in 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 28th December 2019 19:08
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    25th February 2020, 21:34 Go to last post
  19. "Westland Wallace" Hangar Crash RAF Cranwell

    Started by paulmcmillan, 25th February 2020 12:33
    • Replies: 2
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    25th February 2020, 21:07 Go to last post
  20. 1950's Training Exercises

    Started by PeteT, 23rd February 2020 16:34
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 147
    25th February 2020, 15:06 Go to last post
  21. And is this a Bulldog - Not a Gamecock ??

    Started by paulmcmillan, 25th February 2020 12:39
    • Replies: 1
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    25th February 2020, 12:44 Go to last post
  22. Christian name look-up

    Started by Steve Smith, 24th February 2020 14:36
    • Replies: 5
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    24th February 2020, 15:16 Go to last post
  23. Forced landing 32 EFTS Bowden

    Started by Coecky48, 23rd February 2020 21:25
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 129
    24th February 2020, 11:07 Go to last post
  24. Sgt Henry Kartar GAREWAL, 1550753 RAFVR

    Started by Jagan, 23rd February 2020 16:54
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 185
    23rd February 2020, 23:47 Go to last post
  25. RAF Tilshead, 16 and 225 Sqns

    Started by Ian Caesar, 28th May 2019 18:20
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 160
    23rd February 2020, 22:06 Go to last post
  26. Chain Home Swingate - IFF

    Started by Marcel L., 19th February 2020 21:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 166
    23rd February 2020, 11:55 Go to last post
  27. Washington WF495 (35 Squadron)

    Started by PeteT, 14th December 2013 23:03
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    22nd February 2020, 23:53 Go to last post
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    • Views: 184
    22nd February 2020, 16:23 Go to last post
  28. Whitley BD233 3(C) O.T.U. lost 19.08.42

    Started by JimCorbett1977, 22nd August 2018 11:28
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,359
    22nd February 2020, 14:32 Go to last post

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