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.

Paul Fahrenholtz

Sub Lt (A) Paul Fahrenholtz was born in Denmark, but naturalised in Canada in 1935. He served in the Canadian Army and later in the Fleet Air Arm. He was killed on 30 October 1941, when he collided with another aircraft approach to RNAS Eastleigh.

Frederick Friis Lauesen

Frederick Friis Lauesen was born in Denmark, but naturalised in the USA before the Second World War. He lost his life in July 1945, serving as pilot in the VBF-93. He was one of three brothers, all pilots, who was killed during the war.

Anthon Sørensen

Flt Lt Anthon Sørensen worked for the East Asiatic Company in Pedang, when the Japanese attacked in December 1941. Shortly before the surrender in February 1942, he evacuated to India, initially, where he volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He served in South Africa.

Kathleen Mary Franck

LACW Kathleen Mary Franck served as a model maker at RAF Medmenham during the war. Among many models she worked on one of the models for the attack on the Eder Dam (Dambusters Raid) in May 1943.