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

William Olof Grut

William Oluf Grut is born in Denmark, but of Swedish nationality. He volunteers for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force as well as for the Royal Australian Air Force during the Second World War.

Ann Gimlinge

ACW1 Ann Gimlinge was one of the Danish women who served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War. One in seven of the Danish volunteers in the Allied air forces was a woman.

Danes in the RCAF Women’s Division

Three Danish women served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. The Canadian Women’s Auxiliary Air Force was created in mid-1941 and became the Women’s Division, an integral part of RCAF, in 1942.

Singapore Cadets

The Danish pilot Poul Henrichsen worked for the East Asiatic Company in Singapore before the war. In October 1941, he volunteered for flying training at the Government Flying Training School in Singapore. The article tells the story of this establishment.