Schuck, Walter

Date of birth:
July 20th, 1920 (Frankenholz/Rhineprovince, Germany)
Date of death:
March 27th, 2015 (Neunkirchen/Saarland, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, German Reich)

Biography

Walter Schuck reached the rank of Oberleutnant.
He achieved 206 aerial combat victories along with 30 unconfirmed combat victories. 21.9.1943 : promoted Oberfeldwebel.
On 17 June 1944 he recorded 12 aerial combat victories in a single day.
In January 1945 he was transferred to JG 7 and was trained on flight operations of the ME-262.
With this fighter he was able to achieve another 8 aerial combat victories.
In 1945, Schuck was captured by the British.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 19th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1942
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 7. / Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1943
Details:
Published in the Erhenliste der Luftwaffe on 29th March 1943.
Luftwaffe Ehrenpokale für besondere Leistungen im Luftkrieg
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
9. / Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
June 24th, 1943
Details:
Award 17/211.
Deutsches Kreuz in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Oberfeldwebel (Flight Sergeant)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 7. / Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 84 aerial victories.
Details:
1130th Award.
Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leutnant (Pilot Officer)
Unit:
Flugzeugführer 9. / Jagdgeschwader 5
Awarded on:
September 30th, 1944
Action:
Awarded after 171 aerial victories.
Details:
616th Award.
Ritterkreuz mit Eichenlaub
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 20th, 1940
Flugzeugführerabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
III./JG 5
Awarded on:
March 9th, 1943
Action:
certificate signed by Hauptmann Scholz
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
III./JG 5
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1942
Action:
certificate signed by Hauptmann Scholz
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Bronze
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
III./JG 5
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1942
Action:
certificate signed by Hauptmann Scholz
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Silber
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Feldwebel (Sergeant)
Unit:
III./JG 5
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1943
Frontflugspange für Jäger in Gold
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Kampfgeschwader 54
Awarded on:
August 21st, 1939
Action:
certificate signed by Oberst Lackner
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938

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