- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Kommandeur 20.Flak-Division (motorisiert)
- Awarded on:
- August 1st, 1943
Awarded for his leadership of the 20. Flak-Division during the fighting for Tunisia in early 1943. He and his unit were praised by the Wehrmachtbericht of 11.05.1943, which noted that it had destroyed 37 enemy tanks with the last available rounds.