Kurt Knappe (2 June 1918 – 3 September 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. On 3 September 1943, Kurt Knappe was killed over Evreux, France after attacking a formation of B-17's. During his career he was credited with 56 victories, 51 on the Eastern Front and 5 on the Western Front.

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  • Kurt Knappe (2 June 1918 – 3 September 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. On 3 September 1943, Kurt Knappe was killed over Evreux, France after attacking a formation of B-17's. During his career he was credited with 56 victories, 51 on the Eastern Front and 5 on the Western Front. (en)
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  • 1918-6-2
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  • 1943-9-3
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  • German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient (en)
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  • Kurt Knappe (2 June 1918 – 3 September 1943) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. On 3 September 1943, Kurt Knappe was killed over Evreux, France after attacking a formation of B-17's. During his career he was credited with 56 victories, 51 on the Eastern Front and 5 on the Western Front. (en)
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