In November 1943 Oberfeldwebel Schneider led a handful of men into a counterattack against the Soviets. Despite being wounded twice he remained in the fight and was able to recapture the old main line of defense. For his success during this engagement he would receive the Knight’s Cross.
Looking for reliable information or news facts about WW2? Do you want to create your own battlefield tour to sights of wars from the past? Or are you interested in war medals and their recipients? TracesOfWar.com tells you more!