Birch Park Henderson Collection
This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war. Included are pamphlets and articles related to the 4th Infantry Division; a biography of Major General George Mabry, Jr., and an article on Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Also included is a taped interview with Henderson.
- 1940-1945, 1981-1986
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet (4 folders)
This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war.
Birch Park Henderson, Jr., was born January 10, 1913 to Birch Park and Anna Mae Bell Henderson. He married Ora Emert in 1943. Henderson was a member of the 4th Infantry Division of the U. S. Army and participated in the assault and landing at Utah Beach, France, on June 6, 1944 (D-Day). Henderson died March 19, 2006, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.
This collection is arranged in four folders.
This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314 and MS.1881.
This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of War and Society.