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However, the AAF still assigned him a "uniquely qualified" co-pilot—First Lt. Jack P. Rencher. Rencher was given orders to shoot him if he ever tried to land in Germany. According to Rencher, however, the only time young Göring was not eager to rain destruction on Nazi Germany was when he had to bomb Cologne, where his grandmother lived. "He was neat, clean, a sharp dresser and in every sense military minded", Rencher said.
Originally posted by OmegaLogos
Explanation: Yep! It's a FACT! Here is why...
WW2 US military decorated Hero: Hitler (purple heart! ) [wiki]
WW2 US military decorated Hero: Goering (earned rank of Captain! ) [wiki]
Personal Disclosure: So next time you hear or see something disparaging associated with either of those names, you now have the information that clearly goes to the contrary!