Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007

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Interview with Lieutenant Col. W. A. Bill Henderson of Gatesville, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, Mr. Henderson answers biographical questions and talks about his military flight training, traveling, and bombing the Kwai River Bridge during World War II.

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33 p. ; 28 cm.

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Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A. 2007.

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National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Established in 1967, the Museum honors the 8 million Americans who served in WWII in the Pacific Theater by sharing their stories with the world. Located in Fredericksburg in the restored Nimitz "Steamboat" Hotel, the Museum partners with the Texas Historical Commission to preserve the historical resources of the era.

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Interview with Lieutenant Col. W. A. Bill Henderson of Gatesville, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, Mr. Henderson answers biographical questions and talks about his military flight training, traveling, and bombing the Kwai River Bridge during World War II.

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33 p. ; 28 cm.

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Transcribed on February 10, 2007 in Durand, Illinois.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

Texas Oral History Collection

The Texas Oral History Collection is a group of oral history interviews from a variety of people discussing their lives in Texas.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection

This oral history collection depicts an instrumental era in American history. In these transcripts of interviews with World War II veterans are personal experiences with the war, from the Doolittle Raid and D-Day to the Battle for Bataan.

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  • 2007

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  • June 6, 1924 - February 2007

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  • Dec. 8, 2011, 11:32 a.m.

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 9:28 p.m.

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Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A. Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007, text, 2007; Fredericksburg, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193881/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation.