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dc.contributor.authorNewberry, James
dc.contributor.otherBritton, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
dc.coverage.spatialNew York
dc.identifier.citationTheodore Britton Interview, 2014-12-12, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
dc.descriptionBorn in North Augusta, South Carolina in 1925, Theodore Roosevelt Britton, Jr., moved to New York City when he was ten years old. Britton joined the Marine Corps in 1943 and maintained the muster roll for his military unit in the Pacific. He attended New York University and served as ambassador to Barbados and Grenada under President Ford. Britton lives in Atlanta and recorded his oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in December 2014.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview of WWII veteran Theodore Britton.
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dc.subjectBritton, Theodore
dc.subjectMilitary training.
dc.subjectRacism--United States--History--20th century.
dc.subjectRoosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area.
dc.subjectUnited States. Marine Corps. Defense Battalion, 51st.
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.titleTheodore Britton Interview

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    Oral history interviews pertaining to WWII, the Holocaust, and immigration experiences, produced by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education.

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