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Wilhelm Buss
Born (1918-12-06)December 6, 1918
Died 11 July 1991(1991-07-11) (aged 72)
Place of birth Gersdorf
Place of death Berlin
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1936–1945
Rank Oberfeldwebel
Unit Panzer-Regiment 31
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Buss (6 December 1918 – 11 July 1991) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 128.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2.

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