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

Margrethe Jørgensen

Margrethe Jørgensen was one of the Danish women who served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War.

Arne Hroar Helvard

In October 1939, Helvard—then a Danish navy pilot—was decorated for the rescue of four members of the Kriegsmarine. In 1942, he escaped Denmark to volunteer for the Royal Air Force. He was killed in June 1943, when his Stirling was shot down by a German night fighter on a mission for Krefeld.

Hawker Typhoon Ib (SF-G ‘Aase’)

A photo of a Hawker Typhoon from 137 Sqn named ‘Aase’ and a Danish flag in a Scottish newspaper caught my eye. It is likely that Aase was the sweetheart of one of the pilots, while stationed in Copenhagen for six weeks from early May 1945.