Tag: D-Day

New book answers remaining questions surrounding D-Day

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Despite prolific historical documentation of D-Day, there are still questions that remain unanswered 70 years later, says Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His latest book takes a fresh look at Omaha Beach through the eyes of the 1st Infantry Division, known as the Big Red One, and brings new perspective to the battle that began America’s rise as a superpower.

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American Experience at Normandy featured in UMR historian’s new book

Posted by on October 16, 2004

University of Missouri-Rolla military historian Dr. John C. McManus has published the second volume in a two-book series that examines the Normandy invasion from the American perspective.

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