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.
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 Tue Aug 23 00:00:00 UTC 2016
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 Tue Jul 19 00:00:00 UTC 2016