"At first light on the 07.07.1941 Generalmajor Hube took his Division and broke through Soviet defenses in the direction of Stary-Konstantynow. In the fighting that followed, he was able to prevent the forward advance of powerful Soviet tank, artillery and infantry formations towards the northwest while in the area Northwest of Stary-Konstantynow." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on 1 August 1941.
"Awarded for his decisive contributions towards the capture of Nikolajew and in the encirclement battle for Kiev." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves citation, awarded on 16 January 1942.
"Awarded for his bold thrust to the Volga river north of Stalingrad and the subsequent defense there against repeated and fierce Soviet counterattacks." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords citation, awarded on 21 December 1942.
"Awarded for the outstanding leadership of the 1. Panzer-Armee during its time as a ‘Wandering Pocket’ in the first days of April 1944. Despite being encircled by several Soviet armies and Tank Corps, he managed to prevent the annihilation of his army by breaking out towards the West. He was also recognized for his masterful command achievements during the fighting for Sicily and around Salerno in 1943." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds citation, awarded on 20 April 1944.
Another capable enemy elite,