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Name: Joachim von Busse
Knight's Cross with Swords of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern
Iron Cross 1st Class
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FFA 12
Jasta 3, 20
Kasta 22
Victories: 11
Born: 14 May 1893
Place of Birth: Latkovo, Hohensalzen
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Busse transferred to the German Air Force in March 1915. After training on single-seaters, he was posted to Jasta 3 in August 1917. Flying his Albatros D.III, marked with the letter "B," he shot down Canadian ace Emerson Smith on 26 October 1917. On 1 December 1917, he assumed command of Jasta 20 and scored seven more victories in 1918. Busse was wounded in action on 1 August 1918.
 
Opponents
#4 Emerson SmithCanada
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 Aug 1917 1425 Jasta 3 Albatros D.III (2052/16) R.E.8 Verlorenhouk
2 05 Sep 1917 1530 Jasta 3 Albatros D.III (2052/16) Sopwith Camel (B3777) Houthulst Forest
3 20 Oct 1917 1415 Jasta 3 Albatros D.III (2052/16) R.E.8 Houthulst Forest
4 26 Oct 1917 0950 Jasta 3 Albatros D.III (2052/16) Sopwith Camel Kruistraet
5 09 Jul 1918 1025 Jasta 20   S.E.5a SW of Dickebusch
6 13 Jul 1918 0955 Jasta 20   S.E.5a N of Bailleul
7 20 Jul 1918 1015 Jasta 20   Sopwith Camel Passchendaele
8 24 Sep 1918 Jasta 20   D.H.9 Lorgies
9 03 Oct 1918 1050 Jasta 20   EA  
10 03 Oct 1918 Jasta 20   EA  
11 03 Oct 1918 Jasta 20   EA  
 
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