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.

Oluf Martiny

Oluf Martiny volunteers for the South African Air Force during the Second World War, but I have very few information on his service.

Vera Elise Strodl

Vera Strodl (later Dowling) is one of the most well known Danish women in service during the Second World War.

Erik Marinus Jensen

Erik Marinus Jensen enlists in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He serves as Wireless Operator (Ground) in Canada.

Walter Emil Poulsen

S/Sgt Walter Emil Poulsen was one of the more than 30,000 Danish-Americans who served in the US armed forces during the Second World War. He was trained as ball turret gunner and served in the Eighth Air Force. He was shot down on 2 November 1944 during a mission to Merseburg-Leuna. He became a PoW for the rest of the war.