- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Kradmelder Stab / Panzergrenadier-Regiment 98
- Awarded on:
- January 11th, 1945
During the battles of the 8. Panzer-Division in Hungary at the beginning of January 1944, Obergefreiter Schwarm distinguished himself in a special way. According to the Wehrmachtbericht of 11.01.1944...
"Obergefreite Schwarm, motorcycle messenger in the staff of a panzergrenadier regiment, has during a motorcycle dispatch run north of the Danube destroyed 3 enemy tanks and 1 heavy PaK in close combat within the space of one hour."
For this action he received the Knight's Cross on the same day of the announcement.