By Barry D. Rowland
Clearly the favorite personality of Canada’s abroad troops in the course of global battle II, "Herbie" had a penchant for purchasing into essentially the most weird and wonderful predicaments conceivable. With toes that quite often ended in hassle and a nostril like a dissatisfied banana, Herbie supplied Canadian infantrymen with an everyday ration of laughter at a time whilst humour was once usually at a top class. No determine prior to or due to the fact that boosted so successfully the spirit of Canadians overseas.
As J.D. MacFarlane, Editor of The Maple Leaf, acknowledged so aptly: "War will be humorous as hell. issues take place to infantrymen that shoudn’t ensue to a human – loopy events that upload touches of humour to an in a different way grim company … Herbie helped to win the battle with laughs."