- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Kommandeur schwere Panzer-Abteilung 505 / 5.Panzer-Division / 4.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
- Awarded on:
- July 27th, 1944
Awarded for the achievements of his schwere Panzer-Abteilung 505 during Operation Bagration. In this time his Abteilung put up a good performance and destroyed a large number of Soviet tanks, having a major share in the 295 tanks claimed destroyed by both the Abteilung and the 5. Panzer-Division in the time period 27.06.-02.07.1944.
Submitted on July 18th 1944.
Preliminary document dated on August 3rd 1944.