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.

Jens A. Norgaard

Jens A Norgaard is born in the Danish West Indies in 1916 shortly before the transfer of the island to United States. On D-Day he is the lead pilot of the Marauder attacks on Utah beach supporting the landing. He is then a U.S. Citizen.

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.

Knud Erik Ravnskov

Knud Erik Ravnskov was one of several trained Danish army or navy pilots who volunteered for Luftwaffe duty, during the Second World War. He never saw combat as he was badly wounded and died following a crash in Krakow 17 September 1942.