PERSONALIA
 
Name:  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.
     
DEUTSCHES KREUZ IN GOLD
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: 8. / Jagdgeschwader 26
Awarded on: July 23rd, 1944
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit: Flugzeugführer 8. / Jagdgeschwader 26 "Schlageter"
Awarded on: October 24th, 1944
 
     
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Information source(s):   - FELLGIEBEL, W.P., Elite of theThird Reich, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003.
- PATZWALL, K. & SCHERZER, V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001.
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