Magda Marie Andersen was one of the Danish women serving in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the war. She served at Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Hospital, Halton, and later transferred to Norwegian service.
FS Hans Asmussen Green (R.149218) was killed in action on 23 September 1943, when his Lancaster was shot down by a German night fighter. Green was born in Denmark, but emigrated to Canada in 1930, where he was naturalised in 1935. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in December 1941.
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.
During the Second World War an ambulance was donated to the Royal New Zealand Air Force by the Danish Association in New Zealand. A number of photographs in the collection of the Royal Danish Library document the event at which some of the Danish volunteers were present.