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

Michael Randrup

Michael Randrup volunteers for the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. After the war he stays in England working as Chief Test Pilot.

Marius Byrge Hanneval Haagensen

Marius Byrge Hanneval Haagensen is born in Denmark, but as his father is a naturalised British Subject in 1884. He volunteers for the Royal Australian Air Force and serves as telegraphist in a number of units.

Bodyguard for Monty

Sometimes the man in the centre is not the most interesting person in a photograph. This was certainly true, when I was looking at a photograph of Field Marshal Montgomery returning to his aircraft at B.160 Copenhagen/Kastrup on 12 May 1945. In my research the most interesting man in the photograph is the man on the far right. This is Flt Lt Vagn Christensen.

Danes enlisting for USAAF service

A large number of especially young Danish born men entered air service via the United States. Many of these were sailors having left Denmark before the German occupation. Most of these men volunteered for the Norwegian forces training in Camp Little Norway in Canada, but some enlisted in the USAAF.