- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Kommandeur Panzerabteilung "Müncheberg" / Panzerdivision "Müncheberg" / 9.Armee / Heeresgruppe Weichsel
- Awarded on:
- April 14th, 1945
Zobel was awarded his Knight’s Cross for actions at the Seelow Heights, east of Berlin where his unit destroyed 59 Soviet tanks without a single German tank lost.