Kampfflieger (bomber pilot) and Ritterkreuzträger (Knight's Cross recipient) Major Reinhard Günzel (Gruppenkommandeur II.Gruppe / Kampfgeschwader 27 [KG 27] "Boelcke") briefs his men at the front, while wearing a fliegerkombi. The picture was taken on january 1943, after he received the Eichenlaub #184 for his Ritterkreuz (21 January 1943). Previously, Günzel received the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes on 17 September 1941 as Hauptmann and Gruppenkommandeur II.Gruppe / Kampfgeschwader 27 (KG 27) "Boelcke". His last rank in the war was Oberstleutnant. The picture was taken by Kriegsberichter Sperling.