He received the Order of Micheal the Brave 2nd class on February 12th, 1942 for his actions on the Eastern Front.
"The Führer has also awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross to two Romanian officers, namely Generalleutnant Tataranu and Oberst Korna. Both of these officers eliminated enemy penetrations along the Don river through a combination of skillful leadership and ruthless dedication to the action." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on December 18th, 1942 as commander of the Romanian 8 Cavalry Division.
Another capable enemy elite,