Rudolf Buhse

Rudolf Buhse
Born (1905-04-10)10 April 1905
Died 26 November 1997(1997-11-26) (aged 92)
Allegiance Germany Weimar Republic (to 1933)
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1924–1945
Rank Oberst (Wehrmacht)
Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Commands held Infanterie-Regiment 47
Panzergrenadier-Regiment 47

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



External links

  • World War 2
  • Ritterkreuztraeger 1939-1945

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