Construction of AirmenDK About AirmenDK * Sources * Construction * FAF Summary * Loss of Lives preliminary edition 15 NOV 2021
13 DEC 2015: On 9 December 2015 Finn Rasmussen of &RASMUSSEN
moved AirmenDK to a new platform with a database
in MySQL and with Microsoft Expression Web 4 to edit the website on
an Apache server. Latest edition of Internet Explorer. A new and very fine
Search form for the database was added based on
my wishes and his expert knowledge. Clickable maps and
Tables with lists work as up to now. 31 MAR 2019: AirmenDK OK with
Windows10 and Internet Explorer 11,
23 SEP 2011: There was a long way from the idea of a website and to the present stage! Finn Rasmussen from &RASMUSSEN, host of www.airmen.dk, gave fine technical assistance and help to get started. Without him nothing would have happened.
easily switch between overview and details in a database. You can see all of the
crew of a plane even if they rest in different cemeteries, and you can see all
The database was made in Access 2003 and
the website in FrontPage 2002, Internet Explorer 7, screen 1024 x 768,
print horizontally, landscape. Frame 982 pixels.
Anders Bjørnvad approved of my plan and
mentioned Søren C. Flensted,
Airwar over Denmark -
Søren C. Flensted accepted my plan, and then it was
Hermansen translated a
poem by Paul H. Scott from the Runnymede
Memorial into Danish, and Aage Hill-Madsen translated into English the story of
If nothing else is indicated I have taken the photos. Fortunately, via M.F. Jørgensen and Carsten Jørgensen Hans Andersen has made his great collection of photos of memorials available to www.airmen.dk . He had not been to Bornholm, but Birger Bendtsen from Pedersker sent photos from there. Knud Riis has delivered photos from Esbjerg and 10 other cemeteries! Mogens Jeppesen had fine photos from Aabenraa. Jørgen Toft sent some from Stenbjerg and from islands came this: Else Hjort Nielsen sent photos from Drejø and Skarø, Ebbe Bork from Avernakø, Helene Hennings from Anholt, Ib Walbum from Omø, Eli V. Nielsen from Sejerø and Solvejg Lei from Aarø. The collection of photos of headstones and gravestones was complete by 12. august 2008! Peter Forrester sent photos from Stadil. The list of photographers is short enough to be brought here.
On 5 May 2008 two more monuments at crash sites
were unveiled to WEL BK368 and
LAN ND675. After that I went to Zealand and
Lolland-Falster with my camera.
After 11½ years with
www.airmen.dk it is obvious the work will be lifelong! There is always more
to do! You are welcome to spread the news of