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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: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 116
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    8th May 2021, 15:21 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 4,859
    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
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    • Replies: 145
    • Views: 59,201
    19th March 2021, 20:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 111,794
    27th January 2021, 19:53 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (15 Nov 2020: OBE/MBE/BEM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 12:42
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 12,469
    21st January 2021, 19:01 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 02:06
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 30,958
    27th December 2020, 14:41 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: 15,163
    5th November 2020, 20:29 Go to last post
  1. A few queries about details of two V-1 shoot downs

    Started by wwrsimon, 16th February 2021 17:43
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 269
    17th May 2021, 11:23 Go to last post
  2. Today’s POW Puzzle – Help Please

    Started by Resmoroh, 15th May 2021 10:11
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 149
    17th May 2021, 07:16 Go to last post
  3. Pilot P/O J.E.Simmonds 67595

    Started by lancaster, 17th May 2021 04:52
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 26
    17th May 2021, 06:26 Go to last post
  4. John Charles Cooper

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 12th May 2021 09:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 222
    16th May 2021, 20:08 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 100
    16th May 2021, 19:59 Go to last post
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    • Views: 34
    16th May 2021, 18:51 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 77
    16th May 2021, 18:25 Go to last post
  5. Mosquito radar signature

    Started by Greg Bloomfield, 15th May 2021 06:48
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 227
    16th May 2021, 16:03 Go to last post
  6. Squadron Leader Percy Reynolds 66577 RAFVR DFC

    Started by Steve Smith, 14th May 2021 07:42
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    16th May 2021, 11:09 Go to last post
  7. RAFVR (Met) Personnel and the wartime weather ships

    Started by Lyffe, 16th May 2021 08:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 41
    16th May 2021, 11:01 Go to last post
  8. S/Ldr Walton - pilot of No. 246 Sq?

    Started by CZ_RAF, 16th May 2021 09:53
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 30
    16th May 2021, 09:53 Go to last post
  9. Anthony Robert Gernon Caterpillar Club

    Started by gedburke3, 15th May 2021 17:46
    • Replies: 7
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    16th May 2021, 09:18 Go to last post
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    • Views: 118
    16th May 2021, 07:43 Go to last post
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    • Views: 167
    16th May 2021, 04:21 Go to last post
  10. 400515 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th May 2021 22:10
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 80
    16th May 2021, 01:48 Go to last post
  11. day raids on 16.2.1945

    Started by Marcel L., 11th May 2021 16:23
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 148
    15th May 2021, 21:24 Go to last post
  12. 400514 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th May 2021 22:07
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 58
    15th May 2021, 11:01 Go to last post
  13. 400513 - Unaccounted Airmen - 13-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th May 2021 22:02
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 49
    15th May 2021, 08:50 Go to last post
  14. Sgt or F/Sgt Harry Green POW 1940 or 1941

    Started by lancaster, 13th May 2021 18:31
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 137
    15th May 2021, 08:47 Go to last post
  15. Westland Lysander anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 14th May 2021 14:58
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 94
    14th May 2021, 19:15 Go to last post
  16. Hawker Hurricane anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 29th April 2021 17:15
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 181
    14th May 2021, 10:27 Go to last post
  17. Identity of an Edward (W A) Collins Requested.

    Started by Resmoroh, 13th May 2021 10:35
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 71
    13th May 2021, 14:20 Go to last post
  18. 101 Squadron crash on 14 April 1943

    Started by allan125, 12th May 2021 16:49
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 109
    12th May 2021, 18:39 Go to last post
  19. J B Jones, 58 Squadron June 1941

    Started by Nickcardiff, 28th February 2021 14:52
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 347
    12th May 2021, 10:25 Go to last post
  20. 37 and 40 Squadron crew

    Started by andy wis, 11th May 2021 08:11
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 98
    12th May 2021, 09:02 Go to last post
  21. F/O Norman Fielding DFC

    Started by lancasterlm342, 11th May 2021 09:13
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 159
    11th May 2021, 23:20 Go to last post
  22. Unusual rank "Cdt" aboard RAF CC Liberator

    Started by CZ_RAF, 8th May 2021 14:45
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    11th May 2021, 22:17 Go to last post
  23. Air Bomber training, 1943

    Started by andy wis, 9th May 2021 11:48
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 181
    11th May 2021, 18:59 Go to last post
  24. Topcliffe, Mildenhall and Gransden Lodge ORBs

    Started by Marcel L., 5th May 2021 20:24
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 138
    11th May 2021, 16:17 Go to last post

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