Interview with Duard Baxter, March 6, 2015

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

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Description

Duard Baxter was born in Madison County, Georgia in 1924. After graduating high school, Baxter volunteered for the Marine Corps, serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII under the 6th Marine Division. Upon his return to the United States, Baxter went to dental school in Georgetown, Washington after which he practiced dentistry in Winder, Georgia for a total of 25 years. In this interview, Baxter talks about his experience as a Marine in WWII, his reflections on war and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, his transition to civilian life, and his opinion on the current state of world affairs.

Date

2015-03-06

Identifier

RBRL324FPP-0064

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Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

69 minutes



Citation

Duard Baxter and Tina Dimnwaobi, “Interview with Duard Baxter, March 6, 2015,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed January 20, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/items/show/1423.

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