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Vietnam Veterans: James Clark Murray - Overseeing The Big Guns Along The Ho Chi Minh Trail


September 24, 2018

James Murray, September 2018.

Fort Lauderdale High School senior James "Clark" Murray never imagined that his proficiency in mathematics would lead him to a remote jungle village in South Vietnam, close to the Cambodian border.

The son of a WWII anti-aircraft artillery officer, Murray entered Texas A&M University on an ROTC scholarship.

"At that time, A&M was more like a military academy," he said. "The school had been the leading provider of officers in WWII. Students that attended A&M had a head start when they joined the military."

"I had a good math background," said Murray, "which is one reason the artillery...

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