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Local vet recounts serving in Vietnam

Paul Clark proud of his service as a tank crewman in Marines

November 9, 2012
Billie Shelton ( , The Daily Freeman Journal

STANHOPE?- When Paul Clark enlisted in the Marines after he graduated from Chariton High School in 1967, the Vietnam war was well underway. Feeling certain that he would be drafted into the service if he didn't enlist, Clark chose to sign up for the Marines. "We were told to go, and we did, but we weren't happy about it," is how Clark puts it these years later.



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