Awarded for his further accomplishments as a Bataillon commander during the fighting in the Caucasus, and in particular for the following actions…
- Destroying 2 enemy batteries during the capture of Schirwanskaja on the 14.08.1942.
- Capturing 14 artillery pieces on the following day.
- The hard mountain combat south of Roshet.
- The storming of the Gaiman mountain, southeast of Chadyschenskaja (26./29.10.1942).
- Destroying the 9th Soviet brigade in the Orenburg valley.
- Further acts of distinction around Schaumian, Bereshnoi and Krymskaja.