- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Oberleutnant (Flying Officer)
- III./Kampfgeschwader 30
- Awarded on:
- January 22nd, 1943
Awarded for his successes as a bomber pilot, which included...
1. Raids on England from 1940-1942, during which he damaged the armaments factory in Grantham with a direct hit.
2. Operations against allied arctic convoys and the port of Murmansk.
3. Successes in the Mediterranean theatre, including the destruction of two allied troop transports in the port of Bône, Tunisia.