PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Büsing, Otto
Date of birth: August 22nd, 1896 (Kiel/Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Date of death:  March 8th, 1944 (Rovnoye/Ukraine, Soviet Union)
Nationality:  German
BIOGRAPHY: 
On March 8th, 1944, Oberst Büsing was fatally injured by enemy artilleryfire near Losovatka. He died the same day from his injuries in the medical clearing station at Rovnoye, Soviet Union. He was promoted pothumous to the rank of Generalmajor from March 1st onwards.

     
EHRENKREUZ FÜR FRONTKÄMPFER
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 2ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Major
Unit: Adjutant 5.Panzer-Division
Awarded on: September 18th, 1939
 
     
1939 SPANGE ZUM EISERNEN KREUZES 1ER KLASSE 1914
Rank: Major
Awarded on: May 15th, 1940
 
     
RITTERKREUZ DES EISERNEN KREUZES
Rank: Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit: Kommandeur Panzer-Regiment 39 / 17.Panzer-Division / 2.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
Awarded on: November 21st, 1942
Details: Submitted on November 9th 1942.
Preliminary document on November 27th 1942 to Pz.AOK 2.
 
     
MEDAILLE "WINTERSCHLACHT IM OSTEN 1941/42" (OSTMEDAILLE)
 
     
PANZERKAMPFABZEICHEN (OHNE ZAHLEN)
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Gareth Collins via Axis Biographical Research
Information source(s):   - Die Ordensträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht (CD), VMD-Verlag GmbH, Osnabrück, 2002
- Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer, Elite of the Third Reich - The Recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939-45: A Reference, Helion & Company Limited, England, 2003
- Federl, C., Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Panzerdivisionen 1939-1945, VDM Heinz Nickel, Zweibrücken, Germany, 2000
- Spaeter, H., The History of the Panzerkorps Großdeutschland (vol.2), J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, 1995
- Axis Biographical Research
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