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James Conrad Marshall

U.S. Military—Marine Security Guard
Year of Death: 1968

Cpl. James Conrad Marshall, Marine Security Guard (MSG), died on January 31, 1968, in Saigon, South Vietnam. He was killed in a Viet Cong attack/penetration of the U.S. Embassy Compound as part
of the Tet Offensive. He was the first MSG to die in defense of a
U.S. embassy or consulate.

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U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future