- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Generalmajor (Brigadier)
- Kommandeur 12.Panzer-Division / 2.Armee / Heeresgruppe Mitte
- Awarded on:
- December 15th, 1943
On the 24.11.1943 the Germans were forced to construct a new defensive front on both sides of the Ipa river. Generalmajor Bodenhausen would especially distinguish himself with his Division in the winter fighting that followed within the Kalinkowitschi area, and for this he was later awarded the Knight’s Cross.
Submitted on December 11th 1943.
Preliminay document and decoration on December 17th 1943 to Standortältester Cottbus.