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Richard Hofsäss
Born (1914-02-04)February 4, 1914
Died 10 April 1999(1999-04-10) (aged 85)
Place of birth Göbrichen
Place of death Germering
Allegiance Nazi Germany 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. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger: die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Hauptband. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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