It is the Kaiser's Royal and Imperial command that the following individual be recognized for his valor:
Citation to the award reads as follows:
Leutnant der Reserve Willi Aaron Rosenstein has demonstrated cool courage and resolve in air combat, having emerged as victor over his foes in twenty-three combats to date. His leadership and fine example uphold the highest traditions of the Imperial armed forces. He is an inspiration to his followers and a terror to the enemy.