John C. McManus, PhD

John C. McManus earned a PhD in American and Military History from the University of Tennessee, where he served as Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of War and Society and was a Normandy Scholar. As a leading authority on the Normandy invasion, he holds a Cantigny First Division Museum Fellowship. He also serves as the official historian for the United States Army’s Seventh Infantry Regiment.

  • September Hope

    By John C. McManus, PhD

    Read by Walter Dixon

    The American Side of a Bridge Too Far

    Acclaimed historian John C. McManus explores World War II’s most ambitious invasion.

    "A fine account of one of the Second World War's most fraught and frustrating battles. John C. McManus' extensive research allows him to tell the story with verve and authority." - Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of An Army at Dawn

    Released August 23, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • The Dead And Those About To Die

    By John C. McManus, PhD

    Read by Don Hagen

    D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach

    An account of the 1st Infantry Division's D-Day assault on the eastern sector of Omaha Beach.

    “[A] powerful book.” - St. Louis Post–Dispatch

    Released July 19, 2016
    English, Unabridged