Herb entered the service 16-DEC 1942 and served in Company B, 725th Railroad Operating Battalion. The U.S. Army 725th Railway Operating Transportation Corps had the task of moving personnel, equipment, and supplies. Members of the Corps performed this task by a variety of means. Rail service during World War II was a little-publicized yet highly successful department of the war.

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