Danish WW2 Pilots
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    Britain's Victory, Denmark's Freedom. Danish Volunteers in Allied Air Forces during the Second World War
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    Danish WW2 Pilots

Annette Augusta Schalburg

Annette Augusta Schalburg was one of the women of Danish descent who volunteered for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. She served in the RCAF Women’s Division in Canada and in England.

Kaj Birksted's Wingco Spitfires

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.

Hawker Typhoon Ib (SF-G ‘Aase’)

A photo of a Hawker Typhoon from 137 Sqn named ‘Aase’ and a Danish flag in a Scottish newspaper caught my eye. It is likely that Aase was the sweetheart of one of the pilots, while stationed in Copenhagen for six weeks from early May 1945.