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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: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 116
    • Views: 16,027
    8th May 2021, 15:21 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 4,712
    31st March 2021, 00:54 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 15
    • Replies: 145
    • Views: 58,854
    19th March 2021, 21:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 23
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 111,448
    27th January 2021, 20:53 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 12,265
    21st January 2021, 20:01 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 30,617
    27th December 2020, 15:41 Go to last post
  7. 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: 65
    • Views: 14,938
    5th November 2020, 21:29 Go to last post
  1. 1940-05-10 - Unconfirmed Airmen - 10-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th May 2021 18:40
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 58
    8th May 2021, 18:06 Go to last post
  2. Helpers to evaders resource

    Started by Ann Sadler, 8th May 2021 18:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    8th May 2021, 18:04 Go to last post
  3. Helpers to evaders resource

    Started by Ann Sadler, 8th May 2021 17:25
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4
    8th May 2021, 17:25 Go to last post
  4. French helper to evaders Jacques Lartique

    Started by Ann Sadler, 8th May 2021 17:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5
    8th May 2021, 17:15 Go to last post
  5. Unusual rank "Cdt" aboard RAF CC Liberator

    Started by CZ_RAF, 8th May 2021 14:45
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 37
    8th May 2021, 16:19 Go to last post
  6. 400512 - Unaccounted Airmen - 12-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th May 2021 18:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 45
    8th May 2021, 14:40 Go to last post
  7. Aircraft colours 8 B&GS Evanton

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 2nd January 2021 12:44
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 202
    8th May 2021, 14:17 Go to last post
  8. 400511 - Unaccounted Airmen - 11-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 7th May 2021 18:46
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 49
    8th May 2021, 12:31 Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 342
    7th May 2021, 10:24 Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 156
    7th May 2021, 05:41 Go to last post
  9. Court Martial Impacts

    Started by paulmcmillan, 6th May 2021 13:19
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 107
    6th May 2021, 17:22 Go to last post
  10. Topcliffe, Mildenhall and Gransden Lodge ORBs

    Started by Marcel L., 5th May 2021 20:24
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 89
    6th May 2021, 07:36 Go to last post
  11. Film "Paratrooper" aircraft oddities

    Started by Alex Smart, 4th May 2021 18:05
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 210
    6th May 2021, 02:53 Go to last post
  12. A Question of Treason in WW2 – or Not?

    Started by Resmoroh, 2nd May 2021 11:15
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 450
    5th May 2021, 14:42 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 138
    5th May 2021, 14:19 Go to last post
  13. Sqd Ldr Passmore's fate?

    Started by robin bird, 4th May 2021 20:43
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 108
    4th May 2021, 20:43 Go to last post
  14. Researching an RCAF member at Aden during WW2

    Started by Schroedinger, 20th December 2020 18:18
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 432
    4th May 2021, 16:42 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 70
    4th May 2021, 04:11 Go to last post
  15. Terminology on marriage certificate

    Started by Fred J Crawley, 3rd May 2021 13:41
    • Replies: 2
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    3rd May 2021, 16:51 Go to last post
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    • Views: 175
    2nd May 2021, 13:48 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 134
    2nd May 2021, 13:37 Go to last post
  16. Ray Sturtivant Photo Collection

    Started by Tim Bishop, 14th April 2021 18:52
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 596
    2nd May 2021, 11:32 Go to last post
  17. Empire Air Training Program in the USA World War II

    Started by ABing1953, 30th April 2021 19:50
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 160
    2nd May 2021, 05:43 Go to last post
  18. Lockheed Hudson anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 29th April 2021 14:26
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 331
    2nd May 2021, 05:02 Go to last post
  19. 29 Squadron Beaufighter 1941

    Started by Perfectlywindysky, 1st May 2021 12:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 109
    1st May 2021, 12:37 Go to last post
  20. Lack of insignia on RAAF personnel uniforms

    Started by londonclanger, 29th April 2021 07:02
    • Replies: 6
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    1st May 2021, 10:55 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 91
    1st May 2021, 10:33 Go to last post
  21. CO 608 Squadron 1943-44; which Finlay?

    Started by Snapper41, 29th April 2021 10:17
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 156
    1st May 2021, 08:45 Go to last post
  22. 400509 - Unaccounted Airmen - 09-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 30th April 2021 21:25
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 64
    1st May 2021, 08:30 Go to last post

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