"Awarded for distinguishing himself while his division fought to guard the entrance to Heiligenbeil in March 1945. Here he and his 6th Company significantly contributed to ensuring that no breakthrough occurred in the division’s sector. Instead the division was able to successfully occupy a new blocking position at Hanswalde." from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on March 28th, 1945 as Oberfeldwebel of 6th Company, Grenadier Regiment 24 of the 21st Infantry Division.
Another capable enemy elite,
Brian & Mel