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.

Anker Tage Harild

Anker Tage Harild is the oldest Danish officer to become Luftwaffe pilot during the war. Of the six officers accepted for Luftwaffe, he is holding the highest rank, major, at the end of hostilities.

Arthur Sylvest Bendtsen

Arthur Sylvest Bendtsen, a Army Air Services pilot, is one of the pilots attached to the Danish forces in Sweden in the last part of the Second World War.

Leif Olsen

Leif Olsen volunteers for the Royal Norwegian Air Forces during the Second World War.

Milan Martiny

Milan Martiny served in the South African army in Abyssinia and Egypt before being selected for training as fighter pilot. He was killed in a training flight near Pretoria on 6 September 1943.