- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Leutnant (2nd Lieutenant)
- Führer 3. / Panzer-Regiment 1 / 1.Panzer-Division / 1.Panzerarmee / Heeresgruppe Nord
- Awarded on:
- September 29th, 1941
On the 12.08.1941 Leutnant Fromme’s Panzers, together with a Schützen-Kompanie, struck the flank of an enemy group at Mulikowo. Despite the difficult terrain conditions and strong enemy resistance, he was able to decisively smash the enemy and destroy a large number of their heavy weapons. Through the destruction of this enemy grouping the last major obstacle preventing the exit of the XXXXI. Armee-Korps (mot) from the thick forests north of Luga was removed. Leutnant Fromme would receive the Knight’s Cross in recognition of this achievement.
Submitted on 16th September 1941.
Preliminary document on 29th September 1941 to Panzergruppe 3.