Oct. 21, 2010 Vancouver Clark County Washington, USA
Herman served in the Navy in World War II and in Korea. He was on board the USS Yorktown (CV-5) at Coral Sea and Midway. After his swim he was assigned to the USS West Virginia (BB-48). He participated in the Battle of Surigao Strait and witnessed the surrender of Japan at Tokyo Harbor. He married Helen Odelsa Wright in 1943.