Uffe Harald Jensen was a trained radio operator in Danish Airlines before the war. He was part of a crew landing in Shoreham on the eve of the German occupation. Unable to return to Denmark he served in BOAC and in the Royal Air Force during the war.
André Knud Sonnichsen enlists for the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941, and becomes master of a RCAF Marine Craft. I have little information on his service though.
About three years ago I carried out a search on the World War 2 Nominal Roll website (of Australia) finding 38 individuals born in Denmark who served in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War. Ever since I have been researching these individuals trying to find out how many of these who were in fact still Danish when the enlisted in the Australian forces.
This brief article presents the ‘needle in a haystack’-problem of tracking down Danes—especially Danish nationals—in air force service in the United States.