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Hofmann, Karl-Wilhelm

Date of birth:
March 24th, 1921 (Reichelsheim/Hesse, Germany)
Date of death:
March 26th, 1945 (over Bissel/Oldenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German

Biography

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.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
8. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1944
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer, 8. Staffel, II. Gruppe, Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter", Luftwaffe
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1944
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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