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Iron Cross First Class
Awarded to Wichard in the field (probably in Hospital) on the 25/09/1942 for bravery in the defense of his unit on their withdrawl from Rschew on the 22/09/1942.  This action caused him to be wounded in battle.
Award also probably covers his conduct during the defense of hill 200 for the entire month of August.
All photos courtesy Marc from
& J.Ooi Collection