- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
- Staffelkapitän 3./Stukageschwader 3
- Awarded on:
- June 24th, 1941
Awarded for his total of over 100 sorties flown, as well as his Staffel's successes up to just before Operation Barbarossa. The Staffel particularly distinguished itself in missions against shipping during the fighting in the Balkans and Crete. It sunk a total of 10 ships with 36000 GRT (Naumann personally sunk a 6000 GRT transport in the Suda Bay), and also placed direct hits on 4 British destroyers and 1 cruiser.