Karl (von Rothmaler) von Einem
Colonel-General, Commander-in-Chief, 3rd Army
16 March 1915

He was awarded the Pour le Mérite for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during the Winter campaigns in Champagne on the western front, which lasted from Dec 1914 to March 1915. Now a General of Cavalry, Comander-in-Chief, 3rd Army he was awarded the Oakleaves for outstanding leadership and distinguished military planning and succesful operations during the 1915-1916 campaigns in the Champagne sector against French forces.




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