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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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  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: POW and Evaders Database Work

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    33 Pages
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    • Replies: 326
    • Views: 45,571
    23rd February 2024, 18:48 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Aircraft Losses Database Corrections

    Started by davew, 8th July 2021 14:49
    15 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 15
    • Replies: 142
    • Views: 21,322
    23rd February 2024, 15:01 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: 1,009
    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: 972
    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: 143,052
    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: 38,549
    16th April 2023, 17:14 Go to last post
  1. 410722 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-07-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd February 2024 21:29
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 8
    23rd February 2024, 22:41 Go to last post
  2. Seeking ID of 222 Sqn. RAF Pilots

    Started by Tom Semenza, 23rd February 2024 19:12
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 24
    23rd February 2024, 22:07 Go to last post
  3. 410724 - Unaccounted Airwoman and Airmen - 24-07-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd February 2024 21:32
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5
    23rd February 2024, 21:32 Go to last post
  4. 410723 - Unaccounted Airmen - 23-07-1941

    Started by Alex Smart, 23rd February 2024 21:30
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4
    23rd February 2024, 21:30 Go to last post
  5. Deviations in "Height", flown vs. Flight Plan.

    Started by JDCAVE, 23rd February 2024 19:54
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 22
    23rd February 2024, 19:54 Go to last post
  6. Lancaster Bomber shoots down a V1 rocket

    Started by barnsley, 23rd February 2024 18:05
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 40
    23rd February 2024, 19:50 Go to last post
  7. "Rest" Periods - Early 1944

    Started by bluefish, 23rd February 2024 08:53
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 63
    23rd February 2024, 19:34 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,418
    23rd February 2024, 17:28 Go to last post
  8. Civilian aircraft operated by RAF officers in WW2

    Started by bloodhound1234, 20th February 2024 19:40
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    23rd February 2024, 16:20 Go to last post
  9. Mystery Spitfire at Montrose

    Started by Keith Bryers, 22nd February 2024 11:35
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 112
    23rd February 2024, 13:26 Go to last post
  10. RAF Scampton in 1940 - Info Required

    Started by Timobeanie, 22nd February 2024 16:36
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 84
    23rd February 2024, 00:23 Go to last post
  11. More RCAF aircrews

    Started by Phil Listemann, 21st February 2024 17:42
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 119
    22nd February 2024, 16:09 Go to last post
  12. 56 Sqn Ops- January. 1944

    Started by bluefish, 19th February 2024 11:18
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 91
    22nd February 2024, 08:32 Go to last post
  13. Help wanted on Bombing Mission/RAF Combat report times

    Started by Timobeanie, 11th February 2024 18:41
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 334
    21st February 2024, 16:24 Go to last post
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    21st February 2024, 15:56 Go to last post
  14. Air Publication 3024/3 Flying Control

    Started by anglin.mj, 16th February 2024 22:36
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 136
    21st February 2024, 14:34 Go to last post
  15. Help with 617 Squadron ORB please - Lancaster ED735

    Started by Alan Hulme, 18th February 2024 18:16
    • Replies: 9
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    21st February 2024, 14:03 Go to last post
  16. Information required for Circus 29 (17 May 1943)

    Started by Timobeanie, 28th January 2024 11:22
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    21st February 2024, 11:44 Go to last post
  17. Help Request - Lancaster Crew at Hemswell

    Started by Michael B, 19th February 2024 18:32
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 178
    20th February 2024, 21:59 Go to last post
  18. 44 Sqn Lancaster PD222 parts displayed near Brest, France

    Started by Gildas, 19th February 2024 20:55
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 79
    20th February 2024, 21:15 Go to last post
  19. Flt Lt Richard Eric James Holmes RAFVR

    Started by drailton, 19th April 2012 18:04
    • Replies: 4
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    20th February 2024, 16:23 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 118
    20th February 2024, 16:01 Go to last post
  20. Hawker Hurricane anomalies

    Started by Andy Marden, 29th April 2021 18:15
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 3,760
    20th February 2024, 10:18 Go to last post
  21. George William Leonard (79211)

    Started by AndrewClark, 22nd November 2023 14:18
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 349
    20th February 2024, 00:07 Go to last post
  22. changing fins of Halifax aircraft

    Started by Marcel L., 18th February 2024 22:22
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 96
    19th February 2024, 18:55 Go to last post
  23. What does R/T stand for?

    Started by Marcel L., 14th February 2024 10:20
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 222
    19th February 2024, 16:58 Go to last post
  24. Anson N4966 Nr Garth,Denbighshire.

    Started by highgroundsman, 27th August 2009 09:14
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,475
    19th February 2024, 14:03 Go to last post
  25. Help required - RCAF aircrew

    Started by Phil Listemann, 18th February 2024 13:44
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 103
    18th February 2024, 18:03 Go to last post
  26. Don Mason DSO with bar, DFC

    Started by Northwings, 1st December 2008 10:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,911
    18th February 2024, 08:41 Go to last post

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