Interview with Martin Baumgardner


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 101
  • Date: 12/2/2019
  • Interviewer: Baumgardner, Sarah
  • Interviewee: Baumgardner, Martin
  • Description: Martin Baumgardner recounts his time with the National Guard. In particular, Baumgardner comments on the difficulties of being away from family, his choice in the National Guard, the high expectations of his leaders, being a member of Airborne, his position as a combat engineer, and his transition back into civilian life after the service.
  • Location: Glendale, KY
  • Duration: 0:20:40
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  • Restrictions: None
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Martin Baumgardner,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed September 27, 2021,