- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Kapitänleutenant zur See
- Kommandant U 100 / 7.Unterseebootsflottille
- Awarded on:
- December 1st, 1940
Awarded after sinking 14 more ships (with 66482 GRT) and damaging a further 2 (with 9613 GRT) over the course of 4 war patrols. Of these, 7 ships of convoy SC 11 were sunk within a mere 13 hours on 23.11.1940.