Otto Hjalmar Antoft was the oldest of two brothers, who joined the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. From early on he wanted to join a Danish Squadron and fight overseas. He was killed in action during the Operation Market Garden on 21 September 1944.
Peter Møller joins the RAF fairly early in the war at a time when other Danes have difficulties in being accepted for service. In February 1940, 6 weeks before Denmark is occupied by the Germans he is promoted to Pilot Officer on probation. He is killed in March 1941 in East Africa.
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.
During the Second World War an ambulance was donated to the Royal New Zealand Air Force by the Danish Association in New Zealand. A number of photographs in the collection of the Royal Danish Library document the event at which some of the Danish volunteers were present.