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Guadalcanal diary,

Author: Richard Tregaskis; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Random House [1943]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, 1942 and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tregaskis, Richard, 1916-1973.
Guadalcanal diary.
New York, Random house [1943]
(OCoLC)606072284
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tregaskis; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 397106
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
"First printing."
Description: 5 preliminary leaves, 3-263 pages frontispiece (group portraits) plates 21 cm
Contents: Approach, July 26-August 6 --
Landing, August 7-August 8 --
Contact, August 9-August 13 --
Expedition to Matanikau, August 14-August 20 --
Tenaru Front, August 21-August 22 --
Bombardment, August 23-September 6 --
Battle of the ridge, September 7-September 24 --
Bomber to Bougainville, September 25-September 26.
Responsibility: by Richard Tregaskis.

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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, 1942 and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.

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