- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Zugführer 8. / Panzer-Regiment 36 / 14.Panzer-Division
- Awarded on:
- April 20th, 1943
Totally alone he attacked strong enemy units over very difficult terrain, and destroyed 7 armoured vehicles. In total he destroyed 36 tanks and 52 gubpositions during 76 fights. In recognition for his efforts he, who got wounded five times, was decorated with the Knights Cross to the Iron Cross on 20-04-1943.
Submitted on April 14th 1943.
Preliminary document and decoration on May 14th 1943 to 14.Panzer-Division.