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.

Leif Kaare Pay

Leif Kaare Pay in one of the Danes attached to the RAF Ferry Command during the Second World War. He is - records indicate - an experienced pilot when joining in mid-1942, and is attached to this command until the end of the war.

Frederick Friis Lauesen

Frederick Friis Lauesen was born in Denmark, but naturalised in the USA before the Second World War. He lost his life in July 1945, serving as pilot in the VBF-93. He was one of three brothers, all pilots, who was killed during the war.

Ivan Christian Randrup

Ivan Christian Randrup is one of several Danish pilots to serve in Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War.

Jørgen Billy Thalbitzer

Thalbitzer escaped Denmark in late 1940, and volunteered for the Royal Air Force in London in 1941. He was shot down over France in mid-1942 and became PoW. He escaped from Oflag XXI-B in March 1943, but died in the attempt to get to Sweden later that month.