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Hoffmann, Heinz, 1910-1985

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Personal name headingHoffmann, Heinz, 1910-1985
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Variant(s)Hoffmann, Karl-Heinz, 1910-1985
Hoffmann, Karl, 1910-1985
Roth, Heinz, 1910-1985
Associated placeSoviet Union Berlin, Germany
Birth date19101128
Death date19851202
Place of birthNeckarau, Mannheim, Germany
Place of deathStrausberg, Germany
AffiliationGermany (East). Nationale Volksarmee
Profession or occupationGenerals Politicians
Found inHis Der Marxismus-Leninismus über den Krieg ... 1958.
Niederlagengenerale ohne Perspektive, 1961: title page (Armeegeneral Heinz Hoffmann)
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB) online authority file, viewed 6 January 2015 (heading in authority record: Hoffmann, Heinz; born 1910 in Mannheim-Neckarau; died 1985 in Strausberg; politician, general; alternate names: Hoffmann, Karl; Roth, Heinz (pseudonym); Dt. Armeegeneral der DDR, 1960-1985, Verteidigungsminister der DDR, seit 1973, Mitglied im Politbüro des ZK der SED Minister für Nationale Verteidigung der DDR)
Wikipedia, search 6 January 2015 (Heinz Hoffmann; Karl-Heinz Hoffmann; born 28 November 1910, Mannheim; died 2 December 1985, Strausberg; served in the National People's Army, German Democratic Republic, 1949-1985, attained rank of Armeegeneral in 1961; Minister of National Defense in the Council of Ministers of the German Democratic Republic, and Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party (SED). After the rise of the Nazi party in 1933, he was faced with a warrant for his arrest. He fled Germany and immigrated to the Soviet Union by the way of Switzerland and Czechoslovakia. Until 1945 he used the alias "Heinz Roth". Returned to Berlin in 1945)
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