Leif Thygesen Graae lived in Columbia when the war broke out. He volunteered for the US Army Air Force following the German occupation of Denmark.
Bent Herbst Jensen may have been the first Danish pilot to face a Me 262 jet aircraft. He is one of the Danish pilots who serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.
The Free Danes in London dreamed of establishing a Danish Spitfire Squadron. In 1941-1942, funds were collected in Danish communities all around the world for the Danish Spitfire Fund. This article tells the story of the Danish Spitfires.
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.