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.

Aage Koldbye Jensen

Aage Koldbye Jensen is in service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He seems to be Canadian.

Niels Juul Rysensteen Buchwald

Niels Juul Rysensteen Buchwald is trained as pilot three times. In England as civilian pilot, en Denmark as navy pilot and then during the war as Spitfire pilot. Tragically, he is killed in October 1944 as the allied troops advance slowly towards the Rhine.

Erik Gregers-Olsen

Erik Gregers-Olsen manages to escape from Denmark in 1941 in order to join the Norwegian forces in Canada, where he is trained as pilot. In early 1945 he is posted at No. 332 (Norwegian) Squadron in Holland and here sees the advance of the Allied Forces through Holland and Germany until the end of the war.

Erik Flohr Jacobsen

Erik Flohr Jacobsen enlisted in the Royal Air Force in 1942 and was trained as fighter pilot. He was killed in late May 1944 during a low-level attack on a train in Brittany, France.