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Busse, Heinrich (WH-Infanterie)

Date of birth:
April 10th, 1909 (Münster/Westfalen, Germany)
Date of death:
November 6th, 1998 (Münster/Westfalen, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Kommandeur Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 328 / 306.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 26th, 1944
Awarded for distinguishing himself with his Bataillon during the heavy fighting on the northern front of the Nikopol bridgehead east of Nowo Nikolajewka.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Kommandeur Grenadier-Regiment 203
Awarded on:
October 28th, 1944
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
On the 24.09.1944 the Grenadier-Regiment 203 was deployed within the sector of the 20. Panzer-Division in the Klausenburg-Thorenburg area. Here, in the area north of Thorenburg, it repulsed all tank supported enemy attacks and immediately eliminated local penetrations with immediate counterthrusts of his own. Oberstleutnant Busse was inseparably involved in the success of his Regiment during this time, and for this reason he would be later awarded the Oakleaves to his Knight’s Cross.
637th Award.

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