A rather large number of Danish men and women joined the air forces during the Second World War. Many paid the ultimate price. This site commemorates these young people. Read one of the profiles, articles or more about the site.
Jens Henning Gielstrup is working as reporter in London at the outbreak of the war. He volunteers for the Royal Air Force, but is killed in action on 23 August 1943.
Compared to the number of Danes who volunteered for Waffen-SS, a rather small number of Danish military and navy pilots joined the Luftwaffe. In all seven Danish officers volunteered, were accepted, and trained in the Luftwaffe. Of these six were trained