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Voice of a Vietnam War casualty from South Jersey speaks from a new book’s pages

September 25, 2017 GMT

By Staff

There’s no way of knowing whether Jimmy Gilch had any last words, or any chance to say them.

The 21-year-old private first class from Runnemede was among seven American soldiers who were literally blown to pieces by a landmine during an ambush near Cu Chi, northwest of Saigon, on July 21, 1966.

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