Roach, James (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2013

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Title

Roach, James (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2013

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Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Description

In the second part of his interview Jim Roach covers his second tour in Vietnam (1969-1970), where he initially commanded D Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in the A Shau Valley and other parts of I Corps. After six months, he rotated to a rear area assignment, but was then sent to command a company in the 3rd Battalion, 187th Regiment and get it into shape. His second tour ended in June 1970, after which he served with the U.S. Army Rangers, attend college at St. Martin's College, went to Special Forces School, and also worked in Latin America aiding several Latin American countries in improving their militaries. He also served in South Korea and in Germany and was also selected to serve in the elite Secret Army of Northern Virginia. Towards the end of his career he was selected to be the Special Forces Group Commander of Group 7 stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Date

2013-07-05

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RoachJ1452V3

Format

application/pdf
video/mp4

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Citation

Roach, James, “Roach, James (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2013,” Digital Collections, accessed April 20, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29420.
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