Elsie Helen Rude (née Toye) volunteered for the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in 1941. She was commissioned in 1942 and was promoted to Flight Officer before the end of the war. In 1943, she married Hans Gunnar Rude and, thus, became one of the Danish WAAFs.
Carl Gustav van der Aa Kühle is born in Sweden, raised in Denmark, and living in Kenya at the outbreak of war. He is one of three brothers in British service.
On 5 May 1945, the first Allied aircraft landed in what was to become B.160 Copenhagen/Kastrup carrying the SHAEF Mission to Denmark - and the Danish pilot Flt Lt 'Morian' Hansen, DFC GM.
The Soviet Union attacked Finland on 30 November 1939. People all over the world were appalled by the aggression. To many Danes it was an inexcusable attack on a neutral country and a sister nation.