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.

Jens Andersen Norgaard

Jens A. Norgaard was born in the Danish West Indies in 1916 shortly before the transfer of the island to United States. On D-Day he was the lead pilot of the Marauder attacks on Utah beach supporting the landing. He was a U.S. Citizen.

Berger Jepsen

Berger Jensen is one of the young Danish men, who volunteer for the US Army during the Second World War.

Walter Emil Poulsen

S/Sgt Walter Emil Poulsen was one of the more than 30,000 Danish-Americans who served in the US armed forces during the Second World War. He was trained as ball turret gunner and served in the Eighth Air Force. He was shot down on 2 November 1944 during a mission to Merseburg-Leuna. He became a PoW for the rest of the war.