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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,
    5. 1943,
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    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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 121
    • Views: 21,691
    20th October 2020, 13:38 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 7,361
    19th October 2020, 14:57 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,713
    3rd September 2020, 20:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,561
    19th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 102,002
    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 50,101
    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  1. How many RAF airmen are still missing from the Battle of France?

    Started by Tom Allett, 18th September 2020 16:18
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 795
    29th October 2020, 01:09 Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 106
    28th October 2020, 22:42 Go to last post
  2. Reserve of Air Force Officers (RAFO)

    Started by Lyffe, 28th October 2020 20:28
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 33
    28th October 2020, 22:36 Go to last post
  3. Help with Polish pilot

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 28th October 2020 09:11
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 64
    28th October 2020, 22:10 Go to last post
  4. Tracing Capt Gerry Durrand, Atlantic Ferry pilot

    Started by robin bird, 25th October 2020 14:13
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 501
    28th October 2020, 20:44 Go to last post
  5. Large Number Unaccounted 7 March 1943 - Libya

    Started by paulmcmillan, 28th October 2020 12:57
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 81
    28th October 2020, 20:02 Go to last post
  6. Sgt (Pilot) Helmore 1940

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 26th October 2020 12:33
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 198
    28th October 2020, 17:35 Go to last post
  7. 29 OTU "Special Op" 22 April 1944 over France

    Started by PeteS, 21st October 2020 15:58
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 128
    28th October 2020, 16:29 Go to last post
  8. CWGC website problems?

    Started by Keith Bryers, 28th October 2020 15:54
    • Replies: 1
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    28th October 2020, 15:56 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 57
    28th October 2020, 14:07 Go to last post
  9. Large Number Unaccounted 6 June 1944 - Palestine

    Started by paulmcmillan, 28th October 2020 08:35
    • Replies: 1
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    28th October 2020, 09:55 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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    28th October 2020, 09:11 Go to last post
  10. Hugh Ross WILSON, R.C.A.F.

    Started by jossleclercq, 5th April 2009 12:17
    • Replies: 5
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    28th October 2020, 07:28 Go to last post
  11. No. 1 Flight Engineers School

    Started by Dakota, 28th October 2020 02:36
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 30
    28th October 2020, 02:36 Go to last post
  12. 179 Squadron - U.boat 431 - 21 Oct '43

    Started by Stewart McLoughlin, 24th January 2009 21:42
    • Replies: 7
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    28th October 2020, 02:25 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 21
    28th October 2020, 01:07 Go to last post
  13. Flight Engineer training WWII

    Started by colinpateman, 21st February 2016 16:44
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
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    27th October 2020, 17:21 Go to last post
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    • Views: 2,872
    27th October 2020, 16:58 Go to last post
  14. 25 Mobile Field Hospital

    Started by Roz Reeder28, 27th October 2020 14:25
    • Replies: 0
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    27th October 2020, 14:25 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 172
    27th October 2020, 12:09 Go to last post
  15. Typhoons at Llanbedr

    Started by Celt 22, 24th October 2020 19:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 156
    27th October 2020, 12:08 Go to last post
  16. IWM images, Pforzheim, February 23, 1945

    Started by JDCAVE, 24th October 2020 17:53
    • Replies: 1
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    27th October 2020, 11:40 Go to last post
  17. R.65122 R Wooton

    Started by PeteT, 27th October 2020 11:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 25
    27th October 2020, 11:09 Go to last post
  18. Black History month starter

    Started by Alex Smart, 1st October 2020 16:18
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 416
    26th October 2020, 19:38 Go to last post
  19. Sudan 1939, pilot ID confirmed

    Started by Sandeha Lynch, 25th October 2020 19:34
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 118
    26th October 2020, 09:46 Go to last post
  20. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 10
    • Replies: 99
    • Views: 3,673
    26th October 2020, 07:25 Go to last post
  21. 400405 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 21:03
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 109
    25th October 2020, 19:27 Go to last post
  22. 6 Group Bomber Command - Commemoration of Loss

    Started by Oldduffer, 29th October 2013 20:50
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    25th October 2020, 17:09 Go to last post
  23. Colour WWII photos

    Started by robstitt, 22nd October 2020 19:20
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    25th October 2020, 13:25 Go to last post
  24. Sg WGG Duncan-Smith, 7 OTU, 11-10-40.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 25th October 2020 05:57
    • Replies: 2
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    25th October 2020, 12:03 Go to last post

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