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Wilhelm Fahlbusch (Flak officer)

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Years of service  ?–1945 1956–70
Name  Wilhelm Fahlbusch

Role  Flak officer
Service/branch  Luftwaffe
Wilhelm Fahlbusch (Flak officer) Wilhelm Fahlbusch Wikipedia
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)  West Germany
Rank  Major im Generalstab (Wehrmacht) Brigadegeneral (Bundeswehr)
Unit  Flak-Regiment 11 (motorized)
Battles/wars  World War II Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Battle of Kiev (1941) Defence of the Reich
Died  June 12, 2006, Bonn, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Battles and wars  Invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Operation Barbarossa, Battle of Kiev, Defence of the Reich, World War II

Wilhelm Fahlbusch (8 November 1914 – 12 June 2006) was a highly decorated Major im Generalstab in the Luftwaffe 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.

Awards and decorations

  • Iron Cross (1939)
  • 2nd Class
  • 1st Class
  • Anti-Aircraft Flak Battle Badge
  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 31 December 1941 as Oberleutnant and chief of the 8./Flak-Regiment 11 (motorized)
  • References

    Wilhelm Fahlbusch (Flak officer) Wikipedia

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