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Kurt Knispel (20 September 1921 – 28 April 1945) was a German tank ace during World War II, notable for his 168 confirmed tank kills, making him the most successful fighter in armored warfare.

On 10 April 2013, Czech authorities confirmed that Knispel's remains were found with 15 other German soldiers behind a church wall in Vrbovec, identified by his dog tags. On 12 November 2014, the German War Graves Commission reburied his remains at the military cemetery in Brno together with 41 other German soldiers who died in various places in Moravia and Silesia.

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