Danish WW2 Pilots
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    Britain's Victory, Denmark's Freedom. Danish Volunteers in Allied Air Forces during the Second World War
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    Danish WW2 Pilots

Poul Henrichsen

Paul Henrichsen joins No. 332 (Norwegian) Squadron late in the war, but is commissioned as early as in 1942.

Eric Haakon Neilson

Eric Haakon Neilson was born in Canada by Danish parents. During the Second World War he served as air gunner in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was killed in action in June 1943, when his Whitley was downed by a Fw 190 over the Celtic Sea.

Danish Officers in Luftwaffe Service

Compared to the number of Danes who volunteered for Waffen-SS, a rather small number of Danish military and navy pilots joined the Luftwaffe. In all seven Danish officers volunteered, were accepted, and trained in the Luftwaffe. Of these six were trained

Danish Volunteer Pilots in Malaysia

A small number of Danes working in the plantation industry in Malaysia in the 1930s volunteers in 1940-41 for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force – a small force that support the allied forces in South-East Asia during the 1941-42 campaign.