Richard Tregaskis


Born
in Elizabeth, New Jersey, The United States
November 28, 1916

Died
August 15, 1973

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Richard Tregaskis was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on November 28, 1916, and educated at the Pingrie Day School for Boys, Elizabeth, New Jersey, at Peddie School, Hightstonsic, New Jersey, and at Harvard University. Prior to World War II he worked as a journalist for the Boston Herald newspaper.

Shortly after the U.S. entered World War II, Tregaskis volunteered as a combat correspondent representing the International News Service. (In fact, Tregaskis was one of only two journalists on location at Guadalcanal.)

Assigned to cover the war in the Pacific, Tregaskis spent part of August and most of September, 1942 reporting on Marines on Guadalcanal, a pivotal campaign in the war against Japan. He subsequently covered the European Theater of Op
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Guadalcanal Diary

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John F. Kennedy and PT-109

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Invasion Diary

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Vietnam Diary

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The Warrior King: Hawaii's ...

3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1973 — 2 editions
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Eyewitness to World War II:...

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Stronger Than Fear

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China Bomb

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1967 — 4 editions
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Last Plane to Shanghai

2.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1961 — 3 editions
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