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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: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 121
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    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: 7,209
    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
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    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,580
    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
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,502
    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
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    • Replies: 214
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    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 552
    14th August 2020, 15:14 Go to last post
  7. 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
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    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  1. Wanne-Eickel Nov 9/44

    Started by ClintCoffey, 19th October 2020 20:48
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 150
    24th October 2020, 17:14 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    24th October 2020, 15:05 Go to last post
  2. 400405 - Unaccounted Airmen - 05-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 21:03
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 67
    24th October 2020, 13:32 Go to last post
  3. Colour WWII photos

    Started by robstitt, 22nd October 2020 19:20
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
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    24th October 2020, 10:31 Go to last post
  4. Aerial Views Of UK Airports and Airfields

    Started by Lyffe, 8th October 2020 20:04
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 442
    24th October 2020, 09:46 Go to last post
  5. 78 SQN RAF Loss of Halifax III MZ311 on Cleeve Hill Gloucecstershire 26 AUG 44

    Started by afterlift, 29th September 2020 03:43
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 1,318
    24th October 2020, 09:10 Go to last post
  6. 400404 - Unaccounted Airmen - 04-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 21:00
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 44
    24th October 2020, 06:53 Go to last post
  7. Flight Engineer training WWII

    Started by colinpateman, 21st February 2016 16:44
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,423
    23rd October 2020, 22:13 Go to last post
  8. 400406 - Unaccounted Airmen - 06-04-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd October 2020 21:05
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 33
    23rd October 2020, 21:19 Go to last post
  9. 8 May 1941 English Channel combat

    Started by colinpateman, 23rd October 2020 08:32
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd October 2020, 15:29 Go to last post
  10. Nos 302 and 317 Squadron RAF

    Started by SMFochuk, 22nd October 2020 02:01
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd October 2020, 19:14 Go to last post
  11. John Mitchell RNZAF WWII

    Started by Type683, 22nd October 2020 03:12
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 71
    22nd October 2020, 18:44 Go to last post
  12. 29 OTU "Special Op" 22 April 1944 over France

    Started by PeteS, 21st October 2020 15:58
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd October 2020, 16:21 Go to last post
  13. AC2 R. McQuade, 623838, 01/01/1940, France

    Started by Bart FM Droog, 29th June 2008 11:18
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    22nd October 2020, 08:19 Go to last post
  14. Kassel Map 22/23 Oct 1943

    Started by Mike H, 21st October 2020 08:21
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd October 2020, 03:45 Go to last post
  15. White/light gray circle on Lancaster`s fuselage

    Started by Grexx, 10th October 2020 18:53
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    21st October 2020, 21:27 Go to last post
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    21st October 2020, 20:30 Go to last post
  16. Help to identify the 78 Sqn crews which made claims in May-June 44

    Started by phasselgren, 17th October 2020 18:45
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    21st October 2020, 18:35 Go to last post
  17. Airman who died in the Surrey area, circa August 1942

    Started by JDCAVE, 21st October 2020 06:44
    • Replies: 6
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    21st October 2020, 17:33 Go to last post
  18. Avro Lancaster LM743 A4-R FTR 02/11/1944

    Started by Steve Smith, 20th October 2020 20:39
    • Replies: 3
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    21st October 2020, 16:31 Go to last post
  19. Small side windows in Lancaster

    Started by Grexx, 19th October 2020 12:04
    • Replies: 3
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    21st October 2020, 16:26 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 86
    21st October 2020, 16:20 Go to last post
  20. Spitfire LA251 Lost with pilot 1946

    Started by colinpateman, 17th October 2020 15:05
    • Replies: 5
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    20th October 2020, 19:47 Go to last post
  21. 31 October 1942 - Runnymede Casualties

    Started by mhuxt, 19th September 2008 11:30
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    20th October 2020, 17:59 Go to last post
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  22. WO C Austin, VR-1354533.

    Started by Roy Nixon1, 20th October 2020 08:19
    • Replies: 3
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    20th October 2020, 13:53 Go to last post
  23. Baled out, 16 OTU (Upper Heyford) 7 June 1944

    Started by PeteS, 19th October 2020 16:12
    • Replies: 6
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    20th October 2020, 09:37 Go to last post
  24. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
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    • Replies: 97
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    20th October 2020, 05:03 Go to last post
  25. Counting no. of operational sorties before being screened

    Started by Mary-Anne Say-Pechet, 6th October 2020 21:23
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 754
    19th October 2020, 23:32 Go to last post
  26. Dfc citations

    Started by Milward1, 4th September 2020 19:39
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 492
    19th October 2020, 11:29 Go to last post

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