Richard Hofsäss

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Richard Hofsäss
Born 4 February 1914
Göbrichen, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died 10 April 1999(1999-04-10) (aged 85)
Germering
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Luftwaffe
Years of service ?–1945
Rank Hauptmann
Unit Nahaufklärungs-Gruppe 2
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Richard Hofsäss (4 February 1914 – 10 April 1999) 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.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 192.

Bibliography

  • Walther P. Fellgiebel (1986). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes, 1939-1945: die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger: die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Hauptband. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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