- Date of birth:
- March 24th, 1921 (Reichelsheim/Hesse, Germany)
- Date of death:
- March 26th, 1945 (over Bissel/Oldenburg, Germany)
- German (1933-1945, German Reich)
Karl-Wilhelm Hofman was killed in action on March 26th, 1945. At that moment he was Staffelkapitän with 5. / Jagdgeschwader 26 with the rank of Oberleutnant.
Flew a total of 260 sorties in which he achieved 44 aerial victories in the West (including 5 four-engined bombers).
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