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Document Details


Title: Jim Ray
Local code: OH0352
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USMC) Jimmy M. Ray, originally from Dallas, Texas, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1957 until 1960 and again from 1965 until 1983. Jim was sent to South Vietnam in August 1966 and served as Platoon Commander of 2d Platoon, Company C, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, from September 1966 until February 1967 in and around the Da Nang/Marble Mountain area of operations. From March through September 1967, he served as the Civic Action Officer for the 1st Tank Battalion responsible for the hamlet of Then Phong Bac, located at the junction of Route 1 and the Song Cau Do River due south of Da Nang. Jim retired from the Marine Corps in 1983 as a Lieutenant Colonel. OH0352 - part of the Jim Ray Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Ray, Jim
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Dallas, TX; Texas; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025418-27264