Hartwig von Ludwiger reached the rank of General der Infanterie and served as Kommandierender General XXI. Gebirgskorps by the ending of World War Two. He was hanged in Yougoslavia on April 25thth, 1947 (other sources mention May 5th, 1947).
Awarded for preventing a Soviet breakthrough near Ssinjawino in September 1942. On the 01.09.1942 Ludwiger and his Jäger-Regiment 83 repelled the first assault of the enemy in this area. At one point, after the Germans temporarily went over to the offensive, a total of 6 Soviet battalions as well as strong tank forces were encircled and destroyed in the thick forest and marshland.