Thormod Varg Nielsen is one of the Danish men who serves for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.
Peter Møller joins the RAF fairly early in the war at a time when other Danes have difficulties in being accepted for service. In February 1940, 6 weeks before Denmark is occupied by the Germans he is promoted to Pilot Officer on probation. He is killed in March 1941 in East Africa.
The Soviet Union attacked Finland on 30 November 1939. People all over the world were appalled by the aggression. To many Danes it was an inexcusable attack on a neutral country and a sister nation.
Six Danish airmen were on operation in the skies over Normandy on 6 June 1944. Two were involved in bombing the coastal batteries, three provided fighter cover over the Channel and the beaches, and the last carried out an improvised reconnaissance mission.