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Albert Müller (Waffen SS)

For the World War II Schnellboot commander, see Albert Müller.
Albert Müller
Born 20 September 1913
Oftersheim, Germany
Died 2 February 1993(1993-02-02) (aged 79)
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Waffen SS
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank Hauptscharführer
Unit SS-VT
5th SS Panzer Division Wiking
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross 1st Class
Iron Cross 2nd Class
Close Combat Clasp in Bronze
Eastern Front Medal 1941/42

Albert Müller was a Hauptscharführer in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross was awarded to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Hauptscharführer Albert Müller was awarded the Knight's Cross on 4 September 1943 as platoon commander in the 4th Company, 10th SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment Westland, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking, while serving on the Eastern Front.


Further reading

  • Henschler Henri & Fay Will, Armor Battles of the Waffen-SS, 1943-45 Stackpole Books, 2003. ISBN 0-8117-2905-2
  • Mitcham Samuel, The German Defeat in the East, 1944-45,Stackpole Books, 2007. ISBN 0-8117-3371-8

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