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.

Asger Tage Harild

Asger 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.

John George Ulrik

John George Ulrik is trained as pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War. He never flyes operationally. He is born in Denmark, but American citizen when finally enlisting in 1944.

Kaj Høyer

Kaj Høyer served as 3rd Officer on-board a Danish ship requisitioned in South Africa in 1940. In late 1942, volunteered for the South African Air Force. He was trained as navigator end served in RAF 205 Grp in Italy was killed in action on 13 July 1944.

Adrian E. Anholm

Adrian Eric Anholm was born in Yorkshire in 1924 in a Danish-British family. He served in the Royal Air Force during the war, and was awarded the Christian X Memorial Medal after the war. This medal was only awarded to Danish nationals.