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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 02:06
    13 Pages
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    9th June 2021, 23:40 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    23 Pages
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    • Replies: 226
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    6th June 2021, 11:24 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 12:14
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 5,206
    5th June 2021, 22:34 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA ORB Exchange and Request Thread

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 13:15
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 120
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    3rd June 2021, 18:22 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    15 Pages
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    19th March 2021, 20:34 Go to last post
  6. 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: 12,996
    21st January 2021, 19:01 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
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    5th November 2020, 20:29 Go to last post
  1. 551110 Sgt Francis Alan Barton DFM

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 15th June 2021 13:56
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    • Replies: 8
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    15th June 2021, 07:57 Go to last post
  2. Several RAF airmen photos available on ebay

    Started by Alex Smart, 14th June 2021 13:45
    2 Pages
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    15th June 2021, 07:47 Go to last post
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  3. Sgt. DH Jeeves

    Started by Djtjuk87, 7th January 2015 18:41
    2 Pages
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    14th June 2021, 22:13 Go to last post
  4. RAF PoW Liberation Reports

    Started by jonny, 12th June 2021 06:04
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 161
    14th June 2021, 21:41 Go to last post
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    14th June 2021, 18:57 Go to last post
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    14th June 2021, 16:18 Go to last post
  5. Available on ebay, Whitley wreckage 10/7/41

    Started by Alex Smart, 10th June 2021 00:13
    • Replies: 2
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    14th June 2021, 12:38 Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
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    14th June 2021, 08:32 Go to last post
  6. The Last Lot (for this time!) Of "Difficult" POWs

    Started by Resmoroh, 12th June 2021 14:46
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    13th June 2021, 17:27 Go to last post
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  7. Hudson AM548 of 233 Sqn, lost 13-9-1941.

    Started by Martin Gleeson, 8th March 2011 23:30
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    13th June 2021, 12:40 Go to last post
  8. 400526 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th June 2021 20:33
    • Replies: 6
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    13th June 2021, 12:39 Go to last post
  9. 'Armament Duties at Yate'

    Started by jonny, 12th June 2021 14:21
    • Replies: 2
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    13th June 2021, 10:33 Go to last post
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    13th June 2021, 10:30 Go to last post
  10. Wings Across The Border Volume 2

    Started by paulmcmillan, 11th June 2021 10:42
    • Replies: 3
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    13th June 2021, 09:37 Go to last post
  11. 400527 - Unaccounted Airmen - 27-05-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 11th June 2021 20:35
    • Replies: 3
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    12th June 2021, 13:34 Go to last post
  12. 21 m .r .s

    Started by afcbsimon, 11th June 2021 10:34
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    12th June 2021, 11:59 Go to last post
  13. 16 achu

    Started by yeoldbarn, 12th June 2021 08:53
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    12th June 2021, 08:53 Go to last post
  14. Post-war RAF Uniform research

    Started by Clash1982, 12th June 2021 06:57
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    12th June 2021, 06:57 Go to last post
  15. Index of K Reports from AIR 14/1442

    Started by JustinL1963, 1st January 2017 21:17
    • Replies: 7
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    11th June 2021, 19:47 Go to last post
  16. Abbreviation interpretation from ORB

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 11th June 2021 11:12
    • Replies: 2
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    11th June 2021, 17:47 Go to last post
  17. F/Sgt HENDERSON John William 1025678 - P.o.W.

    Started by wwrsimon, 16th December 2020 10:56
    2 Pages
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    11th June 2021, 13:41 Go to last post
  18. Howard Delve

    Started by Billwebb, 11th June 2021 13:26
    • Replies: 0
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    11th June 2021, 13:26 Go to last post
  19. AW Whitley V Z6730

    Started by Andy Marden, 17th December 2020 11:01
    • Replies: 1
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    11th June 2021, 09:41 Go to last post
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    • Views: 78
    11th June 2021, 09:39 Go to last post
  20. RAF Casualty Packs 1939-45 Public Access

    Started by Ross_McNeill, 6th October 2013 10:12
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    10th June 2021, 20:04 Go to last post

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