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.

Poul Henrichsen

Paul Henrichsen joins No. 332 (Norwegian) Squadron late in the war, but is commissioned as early as in 1942.

Ole Mauritzen

Ole Mauritsen is one of the Danish B.B.C. broadcastings from London. He volunteers for the Royal Air Force to become pilot.