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Hoffmann von Waldau, Otto

Date of birth:
July 7th, 1898 (Bankau/Upper-Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:
May 17th, 1943 (Petric/Macedonia, Yougoslavia)
Buried on:
German War Cemetery Dionyssos-Rapendoza
Plot: 1. Row: 4. Grave: 7.
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Otto Hoffmann von Waldau was killed in an aircrash near Petric on 17th May 1943 as Befehlshaber des Luftwaffenkommandos Südost and with the rank of General der Flieger.

Promotions:
27th January 1917: Fähnrich;
22nd March 1917: Leutnant;
1st August 1925: Oberleutnant;
1st March 1933: Rittmeister;
1st August 1935: Major;
1st October 1937: Oberstleutnant;
22nd September 1939: Oberst;
19th July 1940: Generalmajor;
1st March 1942: Generalleutnant;
30th January 1943: General der Flieger.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalmajor (Air Commodore)
Awarded on:
December 23rd, 1941
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Officer
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
Awarded on:
March 25th, 1942
Vapaudenristin 1.luokka miekkojen kera (VR 1 mk)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Generalleutnant (Air Vice Marshall)
Unit:
Fliegerführer Afrika
Awarded on:
June 28th, 1942
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

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