Danish WW2 Pilots
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    Britain's Victory, Denmark's Freedom. Danish Volunteers in Allied Air Forces during the Second World War
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    Danish WW2 Pilots

Edlef Petersen

Edlef Petersen is one of the Danish men who volunteer for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Following VE-day he is transferred to Europe as translator. It seems likely that he was posted to Denmark.

Hans Ejnar Fugl-Svendsen

Hans Ejnar Fugl-Svendsen enrols in Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve in 1943. He is trained as pilot on both single and multi-engined aircraft, but is due to his height posted to the Transport Command. In 1946 he is ferrying Oxfords from England to Karup, Denmark.

No. 234 Squadron - A 'Danish' Squadron

During the Second World War, a large number of Danish pilots were in British or Norwegian air service. Though many were accepted in one of the Norwegian squadron, 234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron is by far the most 'Danish' of all squadrons of (or associated to) the Royal Air Force. In all nine Danish pilots and three Spitfires is in 234 service.

Danish Volunteer Pilots in Malaysia

A small number of Danes working in the plantation industry in Malaysia in the 1930s volunteers in 1940-41 for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force – a small force that support the allied forces in South-East Asia during the 1941-42 campaign.