Rudolf Buhse

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Rudolf Buhse
Born (1905-04-10)10 April 1905
Graudenz
Died 26 November 1997(1997-11-26) (aged 92)
Tutzing
Allegiance  Weimar Republic (to 1933)
 Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–45
1956–62
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 47
Panzergrenadier-Regiment 47
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Other work Bundeswehr

Rudolf Buhse (10 April 1905 – 26 November 1997) was a highly decorated Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II and a Brigadegeneral in Bundeswehr. 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. Rudolf Buhse was captured by Allied troops during the fall of Tunisia in 1943, he was released in 1946.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 127.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Patzwall, Klaus D.; Scherzer, Veit (2001). Das Deutsche Kreuz 1941 – 1945 Geschichte und Inhaber Band II (in German). Norderstedt, Germany: Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall. ISBN 978-3-931533-45-8. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die 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. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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