Busse, Theodor

    Date of birth:
    December 15th, 1887 (Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany)
    Date of death:
    October 21st, 1986 (Wallerstein, Germany)
    Nationality:
    German (1933-1945, German Reich)

    Biography

    Theodor Busse received the Grosses Verdienstkreuz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland mit Stern on 25th January 1966.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    December 5th, 1934
    Ehrenkreuz für Frontkämpfer
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 2nd, 1936
    Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht 4.Klasse, 4 Jahre
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 2nd, 1936
    Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  3.Klasse, 12 Jahre
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 2nd, 1936
    Dienstauszeichnung der Wehrmacht  2. Klasse, 18 Jahre
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 23rd, 1939
    Order of St. Sava 3rd Class
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 27th, 1940
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 2er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 30th, 1940
    1939 Spange zum Eisernen Kreuzes 1er Klasse 1914
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    May 8th, 1942
    Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Clasa 3
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Oberst im Generalstab
    Unit:
    Ia. 11.Armee
    Awarded on:
    May 24th, 1942
    Details:
    Award 121/14.
    Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 10th, 1942
    Medaille
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    September 10th, 1942
    Krimschild (Stiftungs ausführing)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Generalleutnant
    Unit:
    Chef des Generalstabes der Heeresgruppe Süd
    Awarded on:
    January 30th, 1944
    Details:
    2611th Award.
    Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Valdis Kursietis
    • Photo: Valdis Kursietis via Axis Biographical Research
    • - 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
      - Patzwall K., Scherzer V., Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941-1945, Geschichte und Inhaber Band II, Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, Norderstedt, 2001, ISBN 3-931533-45-X
      - Ritterkreuztraeger 1939 - 1945

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