Hoffmann, Walter

Date of birth:
February 23rd, 1915 (Thiemendorf/Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
September 25th, 1981 (Bad Bevensen/Lower Saxony, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Flew a total of 694 combat sorties, most of these with the Ju 87.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Sturzkampfgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 27th, 1942
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 8. Staffel, III. Gruppe, Schlachtgeschwader 1, Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after flying over 600 ground attack sorties.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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