View the service history of Television’s “Mr. Wizard”
Capt Don Herbert
US Army Air Corps
View his service history on TogetherWeServed.com
Short Bio: Herbert worked as an actor and stagehand in a Minnesota theater group before moving to New York City in 1941.
A year later, he volunteered for the Army Air Corps. As a B-24 bomber pilot, he flew 56 missions over Italy, Germany and Yugoslavia and received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three oak-leaf clusters.