A rather large number of Danish men and women joined the air forces during the Second World War. Many paid the ultimate price. This site commemorates these young people. Read one of the profiles, articles or more about the site.
Niels Juul Rysensteen Buchwald is trained as pilot three times. In England as civilian pilot, en Denmark as navy pilot and then during the war as Spitfire pilot. Tragically, he is killed in October 1944 as the allied troops advance slowly towards the Rhine.
About three years ago I carried out a search on the World War 2 Nominal Roll website (of Australia) finding 38 individuals born in Denmark who served in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War. Ever since I have been researching these individuals trying to find out how many of these who were in fact still Danish when the enlisted in the Australian forces.