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Don Henderson


Henderson, Donald H.

Rank, Company, Regiment

PFC        HQ 1st   87TH INF

Birth date/Death Date


Vermont Location



BS, WIA 4/18/45

Importance of Vermont


First skiing experience



Middlebury College, Master's degree from Harvard, twice a   Fulbright scholar

Competitive Skiing

Varsity ski coach for Holderness School, Plymouth NH (1951-1969)
  Men's coach, USSA (1969- )

1964 women's Olympic coach

What was your experience in the 10th like?

Wounded in battle in Pisa near the Po River. Tendons were   severed but with two operations, he regained use.

Why did you join the 10th?


Ski Patrol


Ski School

                Director,   Tenney Mtn., NH

Ski Industry


Vermont Ski Area Connection


Role of Skiing in your Life


Other information


Photograph information


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Taken from secondary sources