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.

Annette Augusta Schalburg

Annette Augusta Schalburg is one of the women of Danish descent who volunteers for the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Peter Frederik Fischer

Peter Frederik Fischer is among the Danes in service in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He is trained as pilot, but in service as aerial gunner.

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.

Torkild Lunøe

Torkild Lunøe is one of a small number of Danish pilots who volunteers for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force during the Second World War. He is captured by the Japanese and is sent to the notorious Burma-Siam Railway also known as the "Death Railway."