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Knights Without Parachutes — hermann goering

Quentin Roosevelt's Death May Have Destroyed German Morale

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Quentin Roosevelt's Death May Have Destroyed German Morale

The first the others knew of the other flight of Germans was when they saw Roosevelt's Nieuport falling to earth. 

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Successor to the Ace of Aces: Udet and Goering

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Successor to the Ace of Aces: Udet and Goering

What a man he was. Certainly, the others fought too. But they had wives or children, a mother or a profession. This they could forget only on rare occasions. But he constantly lived beyond those boundaries that we only cross during great moments. His personal life was blotted out when he fought at the front. And he always fought when he was at the front. Food, drink, and sleep was all he was willing to concede to life. Only that which was necessary to keep that machine of flesh and blood going. He was the least complicated man I ever knew. Entirely Prussian and the greatest of soldiers.

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