of Chicago, Herbert Sobel remains nine years in a military school,
he serves in both the U.S. National Guard and the Military Police
based in Fort Riley, Kansas .
He is called to "active
duty" as an officer one year before the Japanese attack on
He is the commander
of the company during at the training ground of Toccoa between 1942
and 1943, and he organizes extremely difficult training sessions
for the men of the Easy.
But it appears
very quickly that if Herbert is an excellent organizer and coach,
he is not popular within his company and he excels not during some
trainings. The General Staff then decides to replace him with the
young officer Thomas