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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: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 2,588
    1st June 2020, 14:01 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1943 Unaccounted Airmen Database Reconciliation

    Started by Jagan, 17th April 2020 00:42
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 115
    • Views: 3,328
    29th May 2020, 15:03 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 45,395
    27th May 2020, 18:45 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: 105
    • Views: 17,058
    24th May 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 204
    • Views: 96,846
    13th May 2020, 16:12 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 4,424
    12th May 2020, 14:57 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
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 4,413
    30th April 2020, 12:12 Go to last post
  1. Number of crewmembers in BC OTU in 1943-1944

    Started by CZ_RAF, 2nd June 2020 06:36
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15
    2nd June 2020, 06:36 Go to last post
  2. RAF Chessington 1944

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 31st May 2020 19:07
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 104
    1st June 2020, 21:46 Go to last post
  3. Short Stirling coded C-BS history please?

    Started by Robbo1966, 1st June 2020 07:00
    • Replies: 1
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    1st June 2020, 20:14 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 164
    1st June 2020, 19:08 Go to last post
  4. LAC 1198368 Geoffrey William Newell

    Started by Autogiro, 1st June 2020 10:10
    • Replies: 5
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    1st June 2020, 16:50 Go to last post
  5. Date of U-Boat Surrender Orders

    Started by HughAHalliday, 31st May 2020 22:46
    • Replies: 4
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    1st June 2020, 16:41 Go to last post
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    • Views: 133
    1st June 2020, 13:23 Go to last post
  6. Elementary Flying Training pre Enlistment

    Started by cyflyer1, 22nd May 2020 10:11
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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    1st June 2020, 12:17 Go to last post
  7. Bomb Aimer Target Maps 44/45

    Started by anglin.mj, 30th May 2020 17:47
    • Replies: 3
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    1st June 2020, 08:31 Go to last post
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    • Views: 320
    1st June 2020, 06:49 Go to last post
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    • Views: 80
    1st June 2020, 06:37 Go to last post
  8. Sl ps turner, 411 sqn 28-1-42

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 1st June 2020 05:51
    • Replies: 0
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    1st June 2020, 05:51 Go to last post
  9. Help with some Polish names, please

    Started by Errol Martyn, 26th May 2020 09:35
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 118
    1st June 2020, 01:24 Go to last post
  10. Charles William Bailey, 1886-?

    Started by HughAHalliday, 30th May 2020 20:41
    • Replies: 4
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    31st May 2020, 22:52 Go to last post
  11. Identity card photo?

    Started by anglin.mj, 13th May 2020 22:59
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 197
    31st May 2020, 21:27 Go to last post
  12. RAF Blenheim Squadrons in World War Two

    Started by David643, 29th May 2020 15:23
    • Replies: 7
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    31st May 2020, 21:03 Go to last post
  13. R.A.F. losses 20th January 1942

    Started by jossleclercq, 6th March 2016 21:23
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    31st May 2020, 19:56 Go to last post
  14. Wellesley MkII identification, Sudan 1938-41

    Started by Sandeha Lynch, 29th May 2020 20:51
    • Replies: 6
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    31st May 2020, 18:18 Go to last post
  15. Sgt J.J.Pawsey 928713 Halifax DK170

    Started by lancaster, 31st May 2020 12:50
    • Replies: 5
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    31st May 2020, 17:53 Go to last post
  16. Service in North Russia 1919

    Started by Steve Brew, 31st May 2020 11:53
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 46
    31st May 2020, 11:53 Go to last post
  17. Liberator G/86, 5 May 1945

    Started by HughAHalliday, 31st May 2020 05:48
    • Replies: 1
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    31st May 2020, 06:06 Go to last post
  18. F/Sgt Allan Seymour Porter, R79731, Canadian

    Started by bluefish, 30th May 2020 01:02
    • Replies: 5
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    30th May 2020, 20:02 Go to last post
  19. Aircrew buried in Cemeteries in the area of Dalgow-Doeberitz, Berlin

    Started by ACORNFOX, 4th April 2020 14:07
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 639
    30th May 2020, 18:39 Go to last post
  20. Lost off Halifax LW-682

    Started by Alain12, 29th May 2020 17:24
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 118
    30th May 2020, 10:26 Go to last post
  21. 391231 - Unaccounted Airman - 31-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:40
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 44
    29th May 2020, 16:07 Go to last post
  22. 391229 - Unaccounted Airmen- 29-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:36
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 34
    29th May 2020, 16:01 Go to last post
  23. 391230 - Unaccounted Airmen- 30-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 29th May 2020 15:38
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    29th May 2020, 15:46 Go to last post
  24. SGT H.G POPPER 101 Sqn KIA 30/8/44

    Started by Marks, 19th January 2008 15:21
    2 Pages
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    29th May 2020, 14:03 Go to last post
  25. 391213 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-12-1939

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th April 2020 01:28
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 200
    29th May 2020, 02:32 Go to last post
  26. Short Sunderland V ML765, where did it go?

    Started by robin bird, 28th May 2020 16:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 112
    28th May 2020, 20:09 Go to last post

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