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.

Viggo Brix

2Lt Viggo Brix 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 pilot and served in the Fifteenth Air Force in Italy. He was killed in action, when his flak damaged B-24 crashed shortly before landing returning from a bombing mission over Ploesti.

Margrethe Jørgensen

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

Henry Haakon Hansen

War sailor and Lancaster pilot. Henry Haakon Hansen was at sea at the outbreak of war in Europa in September 1939. He continued at sea for the first two years of the war, but volunteered for the Royal New Zealand Air Force in October 1942. He was trained as pilot.

Frede Johannes Florentsen

At the outbreak of war, Frede J. Florentsen is studying in Glasgow, Scotland. Finishing his studies later that year, he volunteers for Royal Air Force in the beginning of 1941. He is in service until the end of the war.