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.

Helga Marie Jørgensen

LACW Helga Marie Vest Jørgensen was one of the Danish women who served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War. One in seven of the Danish volunteers in the Allied air forces was a woman. Often their stories are little known.

Arne Johnny Langhoff Bøge

Arne Johnny Langhof Bøge volunteers for the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the Second World War. He is shot down on a mission in August 1943 and becomes prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III.

André Fouchard Christoffersen

André Fouchard Christoffersen is trained as observer and serves in the French Foreign Legion before the war. In 1941, he arrives in London and volunteers for the Royal Air Force. He fails to become pilot, and joins “The Buffs” in May 1942.

Vilhelm Brandt

Vilhelm Brandt is one of the Danes who volunteer for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He is trained as an Armourer and serves in Canada.