- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
- 3. Batterie, I. Abteilung, Flak-Regiment 12, 17. Flak-Division, Luftwaffe
- Awarded on:
- August 1st, 1942
On 18.05.1942 Leutnant Reichwald held a key position with a heavy Flak-gun during the heavy fighting SW of Kharkov. With his cannon he defended the position successfully against 6 Soviet infantry attacks and within the space of a few minutes destroyed 6 attacking Soviet tanks (raising his total of tanks destroyed on the Eastern front to 27 in the process).