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.

Audrey Nina Hadrup

Audrey Nina Hadrup served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in New Zealand during the Second World War. She was born in New Zealand, where her father had settled in 1902.

Kjeld Mathias Svarrer

Pvt Kjeld M. Svarrer was born in Copenhagen, but emigrated to the USA at an early age. He enlisted in the USAAF in 1943 and served until discharge in 1946.

Emmy Cathrine Mortensen

Emmy Mortensen was trained as nurse in Copenhagen before the war. She served as nurse in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the war.

Erik Mehlsen

Erik Mehlsen left Denmark in early 1940 to work at a coffee plantation in Kenya. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force and flew fifty-five operations with 18 Sqn from Italy.