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.

    "In September 1944 the Allies' heady advances ground to a bloody halt all along the Western Front. John C. McManus' superb September Hope takes us to the heart of some of the most intense and dramatic combat of the entire war. A riveting and deeply moving story of uncommon courage." - Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of The Longest Winter

    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.

    “Magnificent! I could not put this book down. John McManus has expanded our knowledge of D-Day history by a considerable factor. It is a great read and will appeal to both devoted students of World War II as well as those with a more casual interest. Don't miss it!” - Joseph Balkoski, author of Omaha Beach and Utah Beach

    Released July 19, 2016
    English, Unabridged