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Richard Tregaskis (1916–1973)

Richard Tregaskis was born on November 28, 1916 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. He was a writer, known for Guadalcanal Diary (1943), Force of Arms (1951) and Fair Wind to Java (1953). He died on August 15, 1973 in Hawaii, USA. See full bio »


(age 56) in Hawaii, USA

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Guadalcanal Diary
Force of Arms
Force of Arms Writer
Fair Wind to Java
The Wild Blue Yonder


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 1962 Combat! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rear Echelon Commandos (1962) ... (story)
 1960 Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gathering Storm (1960) ... (writer)
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trouble in Test Cell 19 (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Operation Survival (1958) ... (writer)
  The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- Unfair Game (1954) ... (original story) / (teleplay)
 1953 Mission Over Korea (story)
 1953 Fair Wind to Java (screenplay)
 1951 The Wild Blue Yonder (screenplay)
 1951 Force of Arms (story)
 1943 Guadalcanal Diary (by) / (from the book by)
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 1973 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- On Our Way: U.S.A. - 1939-1942 (1973) ... Himself

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Unsold pilot: He served as the technical adviser for a pilot for a proposed CBS adventure series set in World War II called "APO 923". The series was set in the South Pacific and starred Ralph Taeger, James Stacey and Pat Harrington Jr. See more »


6' 7" (2.01 m)

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He was a writer and reporter. He received the Overseas Press Club's George Polk Award in 1963 for best reporting requiring exceptional courage and enterprise abroad (for Vietnam Diary).

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