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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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  2. All threads related to the period prior to the Second World War are to be posted here. The RAF in the 1920s and 30s!

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 14:49
    16 Pages
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    • Replies: 156
    • Views: 21,570
    3rd March 2024, 15:33 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    33 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 33
    • Replies: 328
    • Views: 45,725
    27th February 2024, 16:31 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Probable Disruption of Forum and Site - Feb 7th or later

    Started by Jagan, 5th February 2023 15:31
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,021
    31st October 2023, 15:59 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Form 1180 Accident Card Database - on RAFCommands

    Started by Jagan, 26th August 2023 19:51
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 991
    26th August 2023, 19:51 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 17:47
    25 Pages
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    • Replies: 244
    • Views: 143,257
    7th May 2023, 17:33 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (04 July 2021: M-in-D Update)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 38,649
    16th April 2023, 17:14 Go to last post
  1. What were W Bombs?

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 3rd March 2024 18:43
    • Replies: 2
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    3rd March 2024, 19:04 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 31
    3rd March 2024, 18:38 Go to last post
  2. Who was "Billy" Dale?

    Started by JDCAVE, 1st March 2024 18:11
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 138
    3rd March 2024, 04:34 Go to last post
  3. Spitfire Mk. IX 5J-G, MK126 details

    Started by Lucass, 12th February 2024 19:01
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 87
    3rd March 2024, 02:30 Go to last post
  4. Westland Whirlwind codes - photo proven

    Started by Andy Marden, 13th September 2023 16:54
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 660
    3rd March 2024, 02:21 Go to last post
  5. ACSB - meaning.

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 1st March 2024 14:20
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 95
    2nd March 2024, 21:28 Go to last post
  6. Some more aircrew

    Started by Phil Listemann, 2nd March 2024 08:17
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 57
    2nd March 2024, 17:08 Go to last post
  7. 410726 - Unaccounted Airmen - 26-07-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd March 2024 00:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 48
    2nd March 2024, 15:22 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 60
    2nd March 2024, 13:03 Go to last post
  8. 410725 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25-07-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 2nd March 2024 00:00
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 39
    2nd March 2024, 11:08 Go to last post
  9. Flyng Log Book Terms- 247 Sqn, Dec 44 - Jan 45

    Started by bluefish, 2nd March 2024 00:22
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 69
    2nd March 2024, 11:07 Go to last post
  10. Sgt Eric George Hall/ Moreton-in-Marsh

    Started by Mike H, 1st March 2024 06:02
    • Replies: 3
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    2nd March 2024, 10:42 Go to last post
  11. 15 Operational Training Unit, Harwell

    Started by Welshbob, 3rd July 2020 11:21
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,708
    2nd March 2024, 10:01 Go to last post
  12. Operational tour pin

    Started by HughAHalliday, 1st March 2024 14:23
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd March 2024, 07:04 Go to last post
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    • Views: 188
    2nd March 2024, 01:25 Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 38
    2nd March 2024, 00:06 Go to last post
  13. Discontinuation of Squadron codes post-war?

    Started by wwrsimon, 1st March 2024 16:55
    • Replies: 2
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    1st March 2024, 18:45 Go to last post
  14. Hampden AT195 489 Squadron

    Started by Phil Listemann, 28th February 2024 09:28
    • Replies: 2
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    1st March 2024, 17:54 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 63
    1st March 2024, 14:22 Go to last post
  15. Army Commissioning

    Started by Resmoroh, 26th February 2024 11:52
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 288
    1st March 2024, 11:20 Go to last post
  16. Guy Cribb & Peter Cribb

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 2nd March 2023 13:24
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    1st March 2024, 11:03 Go to last post
  17. 247 Sqn, Formation Designation

    Started by bluefish, 1st March 2024 03:13
    • Replies: 0
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    1st March 2024, 03:13 Go to last post
  18. LNSF Details

    Started by Steve Smith, 29th February 2024 21:25
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 73
    1st March 2024, 00:41 Go to last post
  19. Double Berlin-Trip Mosquitoes

    Started by ianh, 24th February 2024 20:37
    • Replies: 5
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    29th February 2024, 23:53 Go to last post
  20. Hawker Hurricane anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 29th April 2021 18:15
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 58
    • Views: 3,923
    29th February 2024, 19:56 Go to last post
  21. Navigator B mustering June 1943

    Started by petertking, 28th February 2024 19:54
    • Replies: 3
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    29th February 2024, 19:26 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 72
    29th February 2024, 19:12 Go to last post
  22. Need help for RAF aircrews

    Started by Phil Listemann, 28th February 2024 16:16
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 82
    29th February 2024, 14:22 Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 128
    29th February 2024, 04:26 Go to last post
  23. Meaning of 'IRB' in logbook

    Started by Russell Robshaw, 27th February 2024 16:16
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 183
    28th February 2024, 22:16 Go to last post

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