- Second World War (1939-1945)
- General der Artillerie (Lieutenant-General of Artillerie)
- Kommandierender General XXXXIV.Armee-Korps / 6.Armee / Heeresgruppe A
- Awarded on:
- November 12th, 1943
Awarded the Oakleaves for the following command achievements…
1) Crossing the Donez river in summer 1942.
2) The relentless pursuit of enemy forces as far as the western Caucasus.
3) Helping to hold the Kuban bridgehead despite much larger enemy forces.