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.

Erik Mehlsen

Erik Mehlsen left Denmark in early 1940 to work at a coffee plantation in Kenya. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force and flew fifty-five operations with 18 Sqn from Italy.

Milan Martiny

Milan Martiny served in the South African army in Abyssinia and Egypt before being selected for training as fighter pilot. He was killed in a training flight near Pretoria on 6 September 1943.

John Norgaard

John Norgaard is one of the Danes who volunteers for the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is killed in the spring of 1944.