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Stronger Than Fear

Richard Tregaskis

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128 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.1in. x 0.4in.Richard Tregaskis reached the Pacific during World War II in time to see Doolitles planes take off from the Hornet to bomb Tokyo. He was an eyewitness to the Battle of Midway, and was in the first wave of Marines to land at Guadalcanal. From this experience came the world-famous GUADALCANAL DIARY. After this, Richard Tregaskis reached the Mediterranean Theatre in time for D-Day, flew on the first B-17 raid over Rome, and participated in the entire Sicilian campaign, the capture of Naples and the action on the Volturno River front. Gravely wounded at Cassino, he later returned to Europe and the Western Front, where he observedwithin constant fire rangethe soldiers and events that provided the spirit of his first great novel of World War II, STRONGER THAN FEAR. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595002375

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Title: Stronger Than Fear

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

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Richard Tregaskis reached the Pacific during World War II in time to see Doolitle's planes take off from the Hornet to bomb Tokyo. He was an eyewitness to the Battle of Midway, and was in the first wave of Marines to land at Guadalcanal. From this experience came the world-famous GUADALCANAL DIARY. After this, Richard Tregaskis reached the Mediterranean Theatre in time for D-Day, flew on the first B-17 raid over Rome, and participated in the entire Sicilian campaign, the capture of Naples and the action on the Volturno River front. Gravely wounded at Cassino, he later returned to Europe and the Western Front, where he observedwithin constant fire rangethe soldiers and events that provided the spirit of his first great novel of World War II, STRONGER THAN FEAR.

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Richard Tregaskis (1916-73) was a noted correspondent and writer who reported on several wars, including the Second World War and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. His books include "Guadalcanal Diary," Flint Whitlock is a co-founder of the Colorado Military History Museum and the author of "The Rock of Anzio: From Sicily to Dachau--A History of the Forty-fifth Infantry Division and Soldiers on Skis: A Pictorial Memoir of the Tenth Mountain Division,"

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