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Tregaskis, Richard

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1916-1973) US war correspondent and author, best known for his first book, the nonfiction Guadalcanal Diary (1943). He is of sf interest for a Near Future Technothriller, China Bomb (1967), in which an elite team of commandos must dismantle a Chinese H-bomb before it can destroy the American Seventh Fleet. [JC]

Richard William Tregaskis

born Elizabeth, New Jersey: 28 November 1916

died Hawaii: 15 August 1973

works (highly selected)

  • China Bomb (New York: Ives Washburn, 1967) [hb/]


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