Carl Rasmus Thusgaard is a Danish born photojournalist who is killed in the Pacific during the Second World War. A Liberty ship is named after him only a few months after his death.
Hans Martensen was one of several young sailors on-board the Danish training ship Danmark that stranded in United States in 1940 due to the war. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943.
Kaj Birksted becomes Wing Commander (flying) of the North Weald Wing on 1 August 1943. As Wing Commander he had the privilege to carry his initials as identity code on his aircraft. He is believed to have had three Spitfires carrying "KB" on the fuselage. This article is an attempt to compile information on these aircraft - at the time being with a focus on the first.
About three years ago I carried out a search on the World War 2 Nominal Roll website (of Australia) finding 38 individuals born in Denmark who served in the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War. Ever since I have been researching these individuals trying to find out how many of these who were in fact still Danish when the enlisted in the Australian forces.