Jens Ipsen volunteers for the Royal Air Force early in the war. He is one of the Danish pilots posted to No. 234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron during the Second World War.
Otto Hjalmar Antoft is one of two brothers joining the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He is killed in action during the Operation Market Garden on 21 September 1944.
During the course of my research on Danish pilots and aircrew I have come across a number of people who turned out not to meet the criteria to be included on this site as Danish. Some of these people are mentioned as Danish by other sources, others have been researched because they hold Danish names.
Group Captain John Edgar "Johnnie" Johnson, top-scoring fighter ace in the European theatre, begins and ends his best-selling memories, "Wing Leader", in Copenhagen. This is due to the fact that he is the commanding officer of B.160 Copenhagen/Kastrup in May-June 1945. But it is not only the presence of this well-known pilot that makes the airport an interesting place.