Durwood Baggett, retired Major, joined the U.S. Army in June of 1943. He was assigned to the 94th division and went to England with the H Company 376th Infantry, whereupon his division was stationed in Saint-Nazaire, France. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and assisted in setting up controls for Displaced Persons in Wuppertal-Dusseldorf, Germany. Afterwards, he participated in the occupation of Pilsen, Czechoslovakia. After the war, Baggett took a complete discharge and worked as the Assistant County Agent for Burnsville, Yancy County, North Carolina. In 1949, he applied for and received a Reserves commission and participated in the Army reserves, from which he retired as a major.
Transcript Number 632
Title: Durwood Baggett: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Durwood Baggett
Interviewer Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: December 8, 2006
Location of Interview: William Madison Randall Library, Wilmington, N.C.
Description: 1 SVHS Cassette Tape, sd., col.
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience