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Guadalcanal Diary (Landmark Books, 55)

Richard Tregaskis

Guadalcanal Diary (Landmark Books, 55)

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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


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ISBN 100394803558
ISBN 109780394803555


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"Guadalcanal Diary" is a classic of war reportage. In the first American offensive of World War II, Tregaskis went ashore with the Marines at Guadalcanal on August 7, and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.

Appropriately, he focuses the book on the fighting men rather than himself /5(). Richard Tregaskis (–) was a journalist and award-winning author best known for Guadalcanal Diary (), his bestselling chronicle of the US Marine Corps invasion of the Solomon Islands during World War in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Tregaskis graduated from Harvard University and reported for the Boston American before joining the International News Service.5/5(4).

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His experiences became the basis for a book entitled Guadalcanal Diary. 7/ 20th Century-Fox's filmization of Richard Tregaskis' best-selling book Guadalcanal Diary does full justice to the spare, lean prose of Tregaskis' eyewitness account. The incidents in the "diary" are tied together by an off-screen narrator into a cohesive storyline.

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"Guadalcanal Diary" is a classic of war reportage. In the first American offensive of World War II, Tregaskis went ashore with the Marines at Guadalcanal on August 7, and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese/5().

Review: Guadalcanal Diary User Review - Mary - Goodreads. I gave it five because it gave direct experience of the war since written when his experience still fresh in the mind. I felt as if I were there with out the fear and discomforts.

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An instant bestseller when it was first published in and the basis for a popular film of the same name, Guadalcanal Diary set the standard for World War II reportage.

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Poe pursued a low-key solo career, and Crowe retired from music after a short spell with Ottoman. This celebrated classic gives a soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles--crucial to World War II, the war that continues to fascinate us all, and to military history in general.

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