Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is closed during the winter. We open again in May 4, 2019.

Kapitänleutnant zur See Freiher Horst Treusch von Buttlar-Bradenfels

1888 - 1962

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Kptlt. z. S. Freiher Horst Treusch von Buttlar-Bradenfels med den højeste orden “Pour le Mérite” som han modtog i Tønder den 9. april 1918.

Flown with the following airships:

Executive Officer of Zeppelin L 3 from May 23, 1914.

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 6 from November 6, 1914 until April 30, 1915 (66 sorties).

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 11 from June 8, 1915 until February 5, 1916 (56 sorties).

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 25 from June 16.06.09.1916 until April 26, 1917 (14 sorties).

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 30 from May 30, 1916 until December 28, 1916 (57 sorties).

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 54 from September 16, 1917 until July 19, 1918 (27 sorties).

Commanding Officer of Zeppelin L 72 July 9, 1920 (1 test flight).

221 sorties in all.


Served at the following bases:

Hamborg, Löwenthal, Darmstadt, Nordholz, Hage, Königsberg, Ahlhorn, Tønder.