- Hofmann, Friedrich "Fritz"
Generalleutnant der Infanterie. Kommandeur der 160th Panzer Division.
- 10-10-1895, Bad Nauheim, Hessen.
- 18-03-1975, age 79, Friedberg.
Friedberg, Hauptfriedhof. Wahlbrag 183.
Friedrich “Fritz” Hofmann, born 10-10-1895 in Bad Nauheim, entered the Army Service on 20-01-1914, as a Fahnenjunker in the 117th Infantry Regiment, age 18. He was in the fields of the first war with this Regiment. He ended the war as an Ordinance Officer with the Staff of the 49th Infantry Regiment. When World War II started Hofmann was an Oberstleutnant and commander of the III Battalion of the 88th Infantry Regiment, until 25-09-1939. Commander of the 278th Infantry Regiment to 09-08-1940 and landed in the Führer Reserve (see Adolf Hitler) (did you know), until 01-09-1940. He was delegated with the leadership of the 126th Infantry Division and succeeded General Harry Hoppe (see Hoppe), until 14-07-1943. Führer Reserve Army Group North to 25-07-1943, Führer Reserve Army Group A, to 20-08-1943 and appointed as commander of the 9th Infantry Division, former commander Georg von Apell (see Apell) until 16-06-1944. Again in the Führer Reserve to 10-07-1944, Commander of the 160 Reserve Division to 01-03-1945, commander of the 160 Infantry Division to 08-05-1945 and landed in British captivity. Released in 1947 Hofmann retired in Friedberg, where he at the age of 78 died, on 18-03-1975 and is buried on the Hauptfriedhof of Friedberg.