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3 edition of Guadalcanal diary. found in the catalog.

Guadalcanal diary.

Richard Tregaskis

Guadalcanal diary.

by Richard Tregaskis

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Solomon Islands
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesLandmark books,, 55
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.98 .T7 1955
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6174756M
      LC Control Number55005820
      OCLC/WorldCa2056703

        Directed by Lewis Seiler. With Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte. The story of a large U.S. Marines invasion task force bound for Guadalcanal /10(K). "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().

        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. The book was offered at $ but when I went to download it the price was $ 1ssra1, 03/01/ It is okay/5(34).   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).

      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. Read full review5/5(1). Guadalcanal diary. New York, Random House [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tregaskis.


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With a new Introduction by Mark Bowden—renowned journalist and author of Black Hawk Down—this edition of Guadalcanal Diary makes available once more one of the most important American works of the war/5(6). Aside from being an excellent read,the book I received is an ORIGINAL printing from !It was owned by a Private Louis Malleris!An actual correspondents diary leading up to Guadal Canal,and an antique!/5(14).

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