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Wilhelm Busse
Born (1915-08-08)August 8, 1915
Died 28 June 1944(1944-06-28) (aged 28)
Place of birth Pinnow
Place of death Mogilev, Belarus
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1935–1944
Rank Oberstleutnant
Commands held Grenadier-Regiment 82
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Wilhelm Busse (8 August 1915 – 28 June 1944) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II and 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. Wilhelm Busse was killed on 28 June 1944 near Mogilev, Belarus during the Mogilev Offensive.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 129.
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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