RALL General Guenther, Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. He flew a total of 800 missions and was credited with 275 victories, making him the third highest scoring fighter ace in history. He mainly flew ME1O9s, serving for several years with the famous JO 52. He went on to fly the high-altitude version with JO 11 and commanded JO 300 in the final stages of the war. Post-war he became Chief of Staff of the German Air Force.