Sneha Girap (Editor)

Heinz Murr

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Battles/wars  World War II
Battles and wars  World War II
Rank  Hauptsturmfuhrer
Years of service  1939–45
Name  Heinz Murr
Service/branch  Waffen-SS
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross Iron Cross 1st Class Iron Cross 2nd Class
Died  August 7, 1998, Hanover, Germany
Unit  5th SS Panzer Division Wiking

Heinz Murr (3 July 1919 – 7 August 1998) was a Hauptsturmfuhrer (Captain) in the Waffen-SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, which was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Heinz Murr was born on the 3 July 1919, in Stargard Pomerania. During World War II he was awarded the Knight's Cross on the 21 September 1944, while in command of the III.Battalion, 9th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment Germania, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking.

He survived the war and died in Hanover on the 7 August 1998


  • 10th Company, SS Regiment Germania
  • III.Battalion, 9th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment Germania
  • References

    Heinz Murr Wikipedia