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.

Niels Erik Westergaard

Niels Erik Westergaard joined the Royal Air Force in 1941 and trained as Navigator. He was killed in action on 2 January 1944 during a raid on Berlin. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross posthumously.

Helen Helga Moe (m. Vyff)

Helen Helga Moe enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in 1943. She was one of twenty-nine Danish born WACs during the Second World War.

Hugo Holten Møller

Hugo Holten Møller moved to New York from Greenland with his family, when Denmark was occupied. Having graduated from High School, he volunteered for the Norwegian Air Force in early 1943. He served in Canada and United Kingdom until the end of the war.

Hjalmar Lorens Tambour

Fg Off. Hjalmar Lorens Tambour was one of the Danes serving in the RNZAF. He flew more than 150 sorties over Italy from July 1944 until the end of the war and was credited for damaging two German fighters. Between operational tours he served as an instructor in Egypt for nine months. He was naturalised in New Zealand after the war.