Danish WW2 Pilots


The nucleus of this site is the individual profiles of each person I have been able to find that was in air force service during the war. The profiles can be accessed though the alphabetical index.

Preben Malm Rasmussen

Preben Malm Rasmussen is among the first casualties in the air when he dies in a flying training accident in Canada in 1941.

Jan Oksby Egeberg

Cpl Jan Oksby Egeberg served in the Norwegian Air Force, but was later transferred to the Norwegian Navy. Before arriving in Canada in 1941, he served in the Shanghai Municipal Police from 1938 to 1941.

Erik Nielsen

Erik Nielsen is born in Denmark but immigrates to Australia before the war. He serves in the Volunteer Defence Corps as well as the Royal Australian Air Force before the war.

Jørgen Preben Herner Petersen

J. P. Herner Petersen is trained as pilot during the Second World War. He serves with the Royal Air Force as well as the Royal Norwegian Air Forces during the war. He is one of the last pilots in the air operationally in the No. 331 (Norwegian) Squadron.