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.

Gunnar Thorstensen Nielsen

Gunnar Thorstensen Nielsen is one of the Danish men in service in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is trained as Air Frame Mechanic.

Henner Friser Frederiksen

Henner Friser Frederiksen was employed by the East Asiatic Company in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur before the war. He volunteered for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force in late 1940 and was mobilised in December 1941. He served with the air force until the retreat from Java in February 1942.

Niels Charles Jensen

2nd Lt Niels Charles Jensen was one of the more than 30,000 Danish-Americans who served in the US armed forces during the Second World War. He was trained as pilot and served in the Eighth Air Force. He was shot down on 9 September 1944 during a mission to Ludwigshaven. He became a PoW for the rest of the war.

Aage Sørensen

Aage Sørensen was at sea when the war broke out. He volunteered for the Royal Norwegian Air Force, but later returned to the merchant marine. He volunteered for the US Army in 1943 after his ship had been sunk.