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By Mikkel Plannthin

On nine April 1940, German forces invaded Denmark. inside of hours and with out a actual struggle the govt. capitulated; cooperating with the Nazis which will safe as a lot self-determination as attainable. no longer everyone approved the hand over. overseas, Danes mobilised to struggle again. males and women-whether that they had escaped from Denmark, been involuntarily exiled via the profession, or have been emigrants-turned up at recruiting places of work world wide, volunteering to struggle for Denmark's freedom. greater than 250 volunteered for the Allied air forces. This ebook bargains the main accomplished account of the Danish contribution to the Allied air forces of the second one international conflict ever written. It covers Danish pilots in Britain, Germany, and Coastal Command; their involvement within the air wars of the Mediterranean and the Balkans; carrier within the a ways East and Pacific; in addition to Danes at the flooring, frequently faraway from the frontline.

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