NOTED AUTHOR RICHARD TREGASKIS
IP: 72.222.137.3


Mentioned above in Terry's 1970 post this author was noted for military type stories beginning in WWII Guadalcanal Diary. The book mentioned above listed my good friend A.J. (Pete) Welty on the
water well drilling Pete was involved with. Mr. Tregaskis lost his life in 1973 from a drowning incident..JW


American journalist
Richard William Tregaskis was an American journalist and author whose best-known work is Guadalcanal Diary, an account of just the first several weeks of the U.S. Marine Corps invasion of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during World War II. Wikipedia
Born: November 28, 1916, Elizabeth, NJ
Died: August 15, 1973, Hawaii
Movies: Guadalcanal Diary, Fair Wind to Java, Force of Arms, The Wild Blue Yonder, Mission Over Korea
Education: Pingry School, Harvard University
Books
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Guadalcanal Diary
1943

Vietnam Diary
1963

Invasion diary
1944

X‑15 Diary
1961

Stronger Than Fear
1945

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