Mary Kraul served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War. She was born in Denmark but moved to the United Kingdom and married in 1933, thus becoming a British national by marriage.
Leo Larsen was one of the many Danish seamen, who were abroad at sea, when the Germans occupied Denmark. He volunteered for the RAF later in the war.
The Free Danes in London dreamed of establishing a Danish Spitfire Squadron. In 1941-1942, funds were collected in Danish communities all around the world for the Danish Spitfire Fund. This article tells the story of the Danish Spitfires.
On 5 May 1945, the first Allied aircraft landed in what was to become B.160 Copenhagen/Kastrup carrying the SHAEF Mission to Denmark - and the Danish pilot Flt Lt 'Morian' Hansen, DFC GM.