- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Kommandeur Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 124
- Awarded on:
- May 9th, 1945
Awarded for the leadership of his battalion during the retreat battles in Austria in the time period March/April 1945. In the area around Vienna Nuhn’s Battalion had a major share in the successful recapture of Deutsch-Wagram on 10.04.1945. Later, during the hard subsequent fighting up until 15.04.1945, the battalion resisted multiple Soviet armoured attacks while destroying a number of enemy tanks in close combat. Nuhn was recognized for his courage and skill during these battles.
Not substantiated in the German federal archives.