- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Hauptmann (Captain)
- Kommandeur, Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 228, Heer
- Awarded on:
- March 6th, 1943
During the battles for Novo-Palovski, Ignatviko and Masloff on January 14th, Knight’s Cross wearer Hauptmann von Malachovski again distinguished himself. In an independent operation he led his group, consisting of only seven tankdestroyers, two 2cm anti-aircraftguns and 50 footsoldiers, in an attack on Novo-Palovski and captured both places after heavy fightnig against enemy tanks and pushed along the right flank of Ignatviko through to the perimeter of Massloff. His tankdestroyers put 18 T-34 tanks and one KV-1 out of action, Hauptmann von Malachovski personally accounting for four T-34 tanks and one KV-1.