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Hoßfeld, Hans

Date of birth:
March 23rd, 1912 (Nierstein/Rhinehesse, Germany)
Date of death:
November 19th, 1944 (Sworbe, Estonia)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (MA)
Unit:
Bataillonskommandeur Marine-Bataillon "Hoßfeld" / 50.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
May 18th, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitänleutnant (MA)
Unit:
Kommandeur Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 531
Awarded on:
October 6th, 1944
Details:
264th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Korvettenkapitän (MA)
Unit:
Kommandeur Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 531
Awarded on:
November 25th, 1944
Details:
695th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wehrkundearchiv
  • Photo: Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv
  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - Kwasny A., Kwasny G., Die Eichenlaubträger 1940-1945 (CD), Deutsches Wehrkundearchiv, Lage-Waddenhausen, 2001
    - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
    - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
    - Dörr M., Einer von Dreiunddreissig, Internationales Militaira Magazine Nr 124, september-oktober 2006, Heinz Nickel Buchbetrieb, Zweibrücken
    - Ehrentafel der Deutschen Kriegsmarine dd 18-11-1944

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