|Battle of Mezőtúr|
|Part of World War II|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Kurt Knispel||Ivan S. Konev|
|503rd Heavy Tank Battalion||Red Army|
|Casualties and losses|
|no reliable estimates||no reliable estimates|
The Red Army advanced into Hungary, facing the Wehrmacht in every town they neared. The 503rd Heavy Tank Battalion, led by Nordwin von Diest-Körber, fought against the advancing Russians near the Hungarian town of Mezőtúr, with Russian and German tanks clashing again. Famous German tank ace Kurt Knispel saw action here, but the Russians defeated the Germans and destroyed several German Tiger Tanks and Panzers.