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Busse, Wilhelm

Date of birth:
August 8th, 1915 (Pinnow-Lübben/Brandenburg, Germany)
Date of death:
June 28th, 1944 (Mogilev/Smolensk Oblast, Soviet Union)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Had reached the rank of Oberstleutnant at the time of his death.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Stab II. / Grenadier-Regiment 82
Awarded on:
March 18th, 1943
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
Führer Grenadier-Regiment 82 / 31.Infanterie-Division
Awarded on:
March 12th, 1944
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
    - 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