Hoffmann, Werner (Nachtjagdgeschwader 5)

Date of birth:
January 13th, 1918 (Stettin,Pomerania)
Date of death:
July 8th, 2011
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Werner Hoffmann flew a total of 190 sorties, in which he achieved 51 night victories and 1 more aerial victory by day.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1938
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
December 26th, 1943
Details:
Published in the Ehrenliste der Deutschen Luftwaffe on February 28th, 1944.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Flight Lieutenant)
Unit:
Kommandeur, I. Gruppe, Nachtjagdgeschwader 5, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
May 4th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 28 night victories.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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