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Werner Hoffmann
Born (1920-08-07)August 7, 1920
Died 7 February 1945(1945-02-07) (aged 24)
Place of birth Hersbruck
Place of death Frankfurt an der Oder
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit StG 1
StG 5
SG 1
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Werner Hoffmann (7 August 1920 – 7 February 1945) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Werner Hoffmann was killed on 7 February 1945 over Frankfurt an der Oder. During his career credited with flying 500+ missions.

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Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 192.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Obermaier, Ernst (1976). Die Ritterkreuzträger der Luftwaffe 1939-1945 Band II Stuka und Schlachtflieger (in German). Mainz, Germany: Verlag Dieter Hoffmann. ISBN 3-87341-021-4.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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