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

Helga Søndergaard Jensen

Helga Søndergaard Jensen was one of the Danish women who served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War. She had gone to England in 1938.

Hans Max Bruno Thomsen

Hans Max Bruno Thomsen volunteers for service in the Royal Australian Air Force in 1942 as Motor Boat Crew. He suffers an accident in the fall of 1943 and is discharged in early 1945 as medically unfit for further service.

Singapore Cadets

The Danish pilot Poul Henrichsen worked for the East Asiatic Company in Singapore before the war. In October 1941, he volunteered for flying training at the Government Flying Training School in Singapore. The article tells the story of this establishment.

Hawker Typhoon Ib (SF-G ‘Aase’)

A photo of a Hawker Typhoon from 137 Sqn named ‘Aase’ and a Danish flag in a Scottish newspaper caught my eye. It is likely that Aase was the sweetheart of one of the pilots, while stationed in Copenhagen for six weeks from early May 1945.