Danish WW2 Pilots
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    Britain's Victory, Denmark's Freedom. Danish Volunteers in Allied Air Forces during the Second World War
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    Danish WW2 Pilots

Ellen Margrethe Clausen

Ellen Margrethe Clausen was one of the Danish volunteers in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She enlisted in late 1941 and ended service as aircraftwoman. Little is know of her service.

Tove Agnete Torrens (née Hald)

Tove Agnete Hald’s life must have seemed like a fairy tale in the last months of 1939; She fell madly in love with a RAF pilot, was hastily married and became Mrs. Torrens. Two years later, she was in uniform and her husband had been shot down over Berlin. He survived, and was a prisoner of war. Tove Agnete Torrens was one of the Danish WAAFs.

No. 234 Squadron - A 'Danish' Squadron

During the Second World War, a large number of Danish pilots were in British or Norwegian air service. Though many were accepted in one of the Norwegian squadron, 234 (Madras Presidency) Squadron is by far the most 'Danish' of all squadrons of (or associated to) the Royal Air Force. In all nine Danish pilots and three Spitfires is in 234 service.

Danish Volunteers in the Winter War

The Soviet Union attacked Finland on 30 November 1939. People all over the world were appalled by the aggression. To many Danes it was an inexcusable attack on a neutral country and a sister nation.