WALDAU, Hoffmann von, Otto  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Waldau, Hoffmann von, Otto
Date of birth: July 7th, 1898 (Bankau/Upper-Silesia, Germany)
Date of death:  May 17th, 1943 (Petric/Macedonia, Yougoslavia)
Nationality:  German
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.
     
VAPAUDENRISTIN 1.LUOKKA MIEKKOJEN KERA (VR 1 MK)
Rank: Generalleutnant
Awarded on: March 25th, 1942
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Generalleutnant
Unit: Fliegerführer Afrika
Awarded on: June 28th, 1942
 
     
GEMEINSAMES FLUGZEUGFUHRER-BEOBACHTER ABZEICHEN MIT BRILLIANTEN
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
 
     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 4.KLASSE, 4 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 3.KLASSE, 12 JAHRE
 
     
DIENSTAUSZEICHNUNG DER WEHRMACHT 2. KLASSE, 18 JAHRE
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Gareth Collins, Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - Fellgiebel W.P., Elite of the Third Reich, The recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-1945: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, Solihull, 2003, ISBN 1-874622-46-9
- Axis History Biographical Research via Axis History Forum
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