"Messerschmitt Bf-109G - Walter Schuck "
1st Lt. Walter Schuck was assigned to Jagdgeschwader 5 (Fighter Wing 5) in January, 1942, and was credited with 198 air-to-air victories while flying the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6, including 'White 9', on the Eastern Front. In March, 1945, he was assigned to Jagdgeschwader 7, and flew 'Yellow 1', a Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a. He was credited with eight more victories while flying the Me 262 A-1a over Germany, making him an ace in two different aircraft. He flew over 500 combat missions and was credited with a total of 206 air-to-air victories, making him the 12th highest ace of all time. He received the Knight's Cross in April, 1944, for his 84th victory, and five months later, was awarded the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross for his 171st victory. He was also awarded the German Cross in Gold, and the Goblet of Honour.
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Original Painting 10" x 8" - Acrylic on Masonite
|Signed by Walter Schuck - Bf-109 Pilot|
|Walter Schuck is a member of our Rogue's Gallery|
|Progressive stages of painting development.|
|1. Drew on 8”x10” masonite board|
insignia for 3rd Gruppe of Jagdgeschwader 5
(III./JG 5), and side profile of Bf 109G-6.
Completed crest and worked on Messerschmitt.
|2. Painted in black on wheels, propeller|
blades, and white stripes on spinner.
Painted camouflage on side of fuselage
and then canopy and white number nine.
3. Painted in bottom of fuselage and wing and added panel lines. Completed details around main
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