Danish WW2 Pilots
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    Danish WW2 Pilots

Sigfred Johannes Christophersen

A former Danish Army Corps pilot, Sigfred Johannes Christophersen evades Denmark with Jørgen Thalbitzer in the end of 1940. He is trained by the SIS as agent and is sent to Denmark with Thomas C. Sneum in late 1941. Evacuated from Denmark he joins the Royal Air Force. He is tragically killed during a night exercise in August 1943.

Kaj Birksted's Wingco Spitfires

Kaj Birksted becomes Wing Commander (flying) of the North Weald Wing on 1 August 1943. As Wing Commander he had the privilege to carry his initials as identity code on his aircraft. He is believed to have had three Spitfires carrying "KB" on the fuselage. This article is an attempt to compile information on these aircraft - at the time being with a focus on the first.