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.

Ketty Hjorth

Ketty Hjorth was a housekeeper in the most fabulous house in Hamstead when the war broke out. She volunteered for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in 1942 and ended the war as a Leading Aircraftwoman. She was one of thirty-three Danish women to service as a WAAF.

Erik Simonsen

Erik Simonsen was one of the Danes serving in the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the Second World War. He served for a brief period only, and later joined the US Army.

Alice Rasmine Nielsen

ACW1 Alice Rasmine Nielsen served in the Women’s Australian Auxiliary Air Force (WAAAF) in 1943-1946. She was born in Aarhus in 1924, but her parents had emigrated to Australia as early as in 1914.