Ritterkreuzträger der 4. Panzer-Division award ceremony

Award ceremony of 4. Panzer-Division, 12 August 1944. Divisionskommandeur Clemens Betzel (back to the camera) awarded the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes to Bataillonsführer Kurt Schäfer (on the right facing Betzel). From left to right: Oberst Hans Christern, Generalmajor Clemens Betzel, Oberstleutnant Gerlach von Gaudecker-Zuch, Oberstleutnant im Generalstab Peter Sauerbruch, Hauptmann Wilhelm Westermann, Major der Reserve Fritz-Rudolf Schultz, unidentified officer, Hauptmann Kurt Schäfer, and another unidentified officer.

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