Hugo Höfl

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Hugo Höfl
Born 16 June 1878
Regensburg
Died 13 April 1957(1957-04-13) (aged 79)
Weipertshausen
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)
 Weimar Republic (to 1929)
 Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1897–29
1935–43
Rank Generalleutnant
Commands held 206. Infanterie-Division
39. Infanterie-Division
LXXXIX. Armeekorps
Battles/wars

World War I


World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Turkish Army

Hugo Höfl (16 June 1878 – 13 April 1957) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also 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. Hugo Höfl retired from active duty in April 1943.

Awards and decorations[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 189.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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 [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives] (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
None
Commander of 206. Infanterie-Division
1 September 1939 - 10 July 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Alfons Hitter
Preceded by
None
Commander of 39. Infanterie-Division
10 July 1942 - 30 December 1942
Succeeded by
Generalleutnant Ludwig Löweneck
Preceded by
General der Panzertruppe Dr. Alfred Ritter von Hubicki
Commander of LXXXIX. Armeekorps
30. December 1942 - April 1943
Succeeded by
General der Panzertruppe Dr. Alfred Ritter von Hubicki