Danish WW2 Pilots


The nucleus of this site is the individual profiles of each person I have been able to find that was in air force service during the war. The profiles can be accessed though the alphabetical index.

Audrey Nina Hadrup

Audrey Nina Hadrup served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in New Zealand during the Second World War. She was born in New Zealand, where her father had settled in 1902.

Peter Stig-Nielsen

Peter Stig-Nielsen volunteers for the Royal Air Force and is trained as pilot in Canada towards the end of the war.

Erik Nielsen

Erik Nielsen is born in Denmark but immigrates to Australia before the war. He serves in the Volunteer Defence Corps as well as the Royal Australian Air Force before the war.

Carl Dahn Hansen

S/Sgt Carl D. Hansen was one of the more than 30,000 Danish-Americans who were mobilized during the Second World War. He was trained as a gunner and served in the Twelfth Air Force in Northern Africa. He was killed in action on 6 April 1943, when his aircraft was hit by flak at La Fauconnerie in Tunisia.