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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,
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    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: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 13:49
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
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    10th January 2023, 15:28 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    31 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 31
    • Replies: 303
    • Views: 29,146
    8th January 2023, 12:14 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    24 Pages
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    • Replies: 238
    • Views: 129,696
    9th November 2022, 09:35 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
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    3rd October 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  1. 410209 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-02-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd February 2023 22:31
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4
    3rd February 2023, 22:31 Go to last post
  2. 410208 - Unaccounted Airmen - 08-02-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd February 2023 22:29
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3
    3rd February 2023, 22:29 Go to last post
  3. 410207 - Unaccounted Airmen - 07-02-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 3rd February 2023 22:28
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4
    3rd February 2023, 22:28 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 25
    3rd February 2023, 16:19 Go to last post
  4. 38 Squadron Prang 01/03/1940

    Started by Charles Smith, 3rd February 2023 14:46
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd February 2023, 16:03 Go to last post
  5. Aage I Petersen, went missing with Royal Air Force 1919?

    Started by Argus, 28th January 2023 22:48
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    3rd February 2023, 12:13 Go to last post
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    • Views: 63
    3rd February 2023, 01:45 Go to last post
  6. Mission Turin 12/13 July 1943.

    Started by dan35, 31st January 2023 19:03
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 149
    2nd February 2023, 23:22 Go to last post
  7. KE and KU Reports in the US National Archives

    Started by John Preston, 2nd February 2023 14:59
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd February 2023, 20:31 Go to last post
  8. Sgt William Wilson 526503 RAF

    Started by John French, 1st February 2023 15:24
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 116
    2nd February 2023, 19:40 Go to last post
  9. Wellington X / MF625/C Lost 12-Sep 1944

    Started by Delta Golf, 11th October 2012 08:37
    • Replies: 4
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    2nd February 2023, 15:08 Go to last post
  10. 38 Sqn Wellington L4235 incident August 8, 1939

    Started by paulmcmillan, 11th October 2012 14:36
    • Replies: 6
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    2nd February 2023, 11:55 Go to last post
  11. "Establishment" definition and usage

    Started by Steve Brew, 25th December 2022 14:01
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    2nd February 2023, 11:15 Go to last post
  12. Photos of Wallace McIntosh DFC* DFM on the IWM Collections website...?

    Started by wwrsimon, 31st January 2023 13:55
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    1st February 2023, 19:47 Go to last post
  13. No.4 Group November 24th/25th 1939.

    Started by Charles Smith, 24th January 2023 16:52
    • Replies: 3
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    1st February 2023, 11:55 Go to last post
  14. Regional Control Officer?

    Started by jonny, 3rd January 2008 21:33
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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    31st January 2023, 23:19 Go to last post
  15. Ground instructional airframes - record cards?

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 30th January 2023 21:58
    • Replies: 3
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    31st January 2023, 07:55 Go to last post
  16. Daring young RAF men in flying machines

    Started by stuartblack, 30th December 2022 06:19
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    31st January 2023, 07:45 Go to last post
  17. Afc citation

    Started by Terry, 30th January 2023 07:35
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 78
    31st January 2023, 02:52 Go to last post
  18. A Rabbit Hole of Research

    Started by paulmcmillan, 30th January 2023 09:33
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    30th January 2023, 18:40 Go to last post
  19. Hudson crash 14 June 1941

    Started by Keith Bryers, 30th January 2023 11:52
    • Replies: 3
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    30th January 2023, 16:21 Go to last post
  20. Looking for identifiation of two pilots

    Started by Phil Listemann, 30th January 2023 09:23
    • Replies: 3
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    30th January 2023, 14:56 Go to last post
  21. Seeking Lancaster air crew

    Started by Anna Croft, 4th November 2022 16:25
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 373
    30th January 2023, 12:28 Go to last post
  22. 2 Hurricane Pilots ID May / June 1940

    Started by paulmcmillan, 30th January 2023 12:22
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 75
    30th January 2023, 12:22 Go to last post
  23. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
    32 Pages
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    • Replies: 319
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    30th January 2023, 08:01 Go to last post
  24. S/Ldr Patrick de Courcy Festing-Smith

    Started by Charles Smith, 29th January 2023 17:37
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 81
    30th January 2023, 07:56 Go to last post
  25. Plt Off Alfred Alexander Devany

    Started by Steve Brew, 17th June 2017 08:00
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    29th January 2023, 20:26 Go to last post
  26. 51 Squadron 2nd Dickies

    Started by Richard.K, 29th January 2023 17:50
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    • Replies: 0
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    29th January 2023, 17:20 Go to last post
  27. Avro Tutor K3256 - Lundy, April 25th 1944?

    Started by wwrsimon, 16th December 2022 13:28
    • Replies: 5
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    29th January 2023, 11:33 Go to last post

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