Poul Bedey is one of a small number of Danish volunteers in the Malayan Volunteer Air Force during the Second World War. Records indicate that he tries to volunteer for the Royal Air Force in 1942 having escaped Malaysia.
Henning Pedersen volunteers for the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, but wins distinction in No. 489 (RNZAF) Squadron and No. 279 Squadron.
In 1943 the pilot and author Clauson Kaas publishes a book entitled Danish aviators in the air. An appendix lists all then trained army and navy pilots. During the period 1935-1939 a total of 26 pilots are trained in the small Danish navy air service. I have been looking into the path taken by these pilots during the following years.
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.