Friday, November 16, 2012

Enemy Elite Friday: Felix Adamowitsch (Austria)

"Awarded for achieving the following successes during the fighting along the lower Narew river:
1.) Repelling 6 Soviet armor-led attacks (each about 20-30 tanks strong) with his battery during the time period 10.-13.09.1944.  Adamowitsch personally destroyed over 20 tanks during this period, while his subordinate Sturmgeschütze destroyed a further 37.
2.) Playing a major role in the relief of the encircled 129. Infanterie-Division.  He and his battery broke the Soviet encirclement ring in the area around Charamany and thereby helped to enable the division to escape at the last moment."  from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on
October 20th, 1944 as Hauptmann of the Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 904.
A deadly enemy elite, 

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