Danish WW2 Pilots


The nucleus of this site is the individual profiles of each person I have been able to find that was in air force service during the war. The profiles can be accessed though the alphabetical index.

Emmanuel Richard Thomsen

Emmanuel Richard Thomsen is one the Danes who volunteer for the Royal Canadian Air Force. He serves as tractor operator with the rank of Corporal.

Hjalmar Lorens Tambour

Fg Off. Hjalmar Lorens Tambour was one of the Danes serving in the RNZAF. He flew more than 150 sorties over Italy from July 1944 until the end of the war and was credited for damaging two German fighters. Between operational tours he served as an instructor in Egypt for nine months. He was naturalised in New Zealand after the war.

John Frederick Louis Zollner

John Frederick Louis Zollner was born in Newcastle, the son of the Danish Consul. He was trained as a civil pilot before the war and served as Second Officer and pilot in the Air Transport Auxiliary from 1941 to 1945.