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

Svend Frederik Clement

Svend Frederik Clement is in service in the Royal Norwegian Air Force in Canada and/or England during the Second World War.

Jørgen Preben Herner Petersen

J. P. Herner Petersen is trained as pilot during the Second World War. He serves with the Royal Air Force as well as the Royal Norwegian Air Forces during the war. He is one of the last pilots in the air operationally in the No. 331 (Norwegian) Squadron.

Danish Officers in Luftwaffe Service

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

Danes enlisting for USAAF service

A large number of especially young Danish born men entered air service via the United States. Many of these were sailors having left Denmark before the German occupation. Most of these men volunteered for the Norwegian forces training in Camp Little Norway in Canada, but some enlisted in the USAAF.