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Buss, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
December 6th, 1918 (Gersdorf/Pommerania, Germany)
Date of death:
July 11th, 1991 (Berlin/Brandenburg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

In service from October 1st 1936.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1940
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel
Unit:
Panzerkommandant 1. / Panzer-Regiment 31 / 5.Panzer-Division / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1944
Details:
Submitted on November 19th 1944.
Preliminary document and decoration on December 15th to AOK 4.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

Sources

  • - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
    - 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
    - Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000