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.
Arne Hroar Helvard is trained as pilot in the Naval Air Service before the war. He manages to escape to England in 1942 and volunteers for Royal Air Force. He is killed in action on 22 June 1943 in Belgium.
During the Second World War, a large number of Danish pilots were in British or Norwegian air service. Though many were accepted in one of the Norwegian squadron, 234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron is by far the most 'Danish' of all squadrons of (or associated to) the Royal Air Force. In all nine Danish pilots and three Spitfires is in 234 service.