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

Jørgen Kjeldbæk

Jørgen Kjeldbæk was one of many Danes abroad at the outbreak of war, working for the East Asia Company. He is evacuated from the Far East following the Japanese advance, and is trained as pilot in England in 1942.

Jan Oksby Egeberg

Cpl Jan Oksby Egeberg served in the Norwegian Air Force, but was later transferred to the Norwegian Navy. Before arriving in Canada in 1941, he served in the Shanghai Municipal Police from 1938 to 1941.

Danes enlisting for USAAF service

A large number of especially young Danish born men entered air service via the United States. Many of these were sailors having left Denmark before the German occupation. Most of these men volunteered for the Norwegian forces training in Camp Little Norway in Canada, but some enlisted in the USAAF.