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McManus publishes book on Army’s WWII role in Pacific

Posted by on August 6, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle.

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In the news: Alligator gar, D-Day anniversary, graduation traditions, queer marriage in science

Posted by on July 2, 2019

  • St. Louis Public Radio’s Eli Chen interviewed Dr. Daivd Duvernell about Missouri’s efforts to raise the state’s population of alligator gar.
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    Watch S&T professor on History Channel

    Posted by on February 7, 2019

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    Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, will help commerate Presidents Day by sharing his expertise on screen in HISTORY’s television show, “Presidents at War,” which will air at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, and 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18.

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    Military history writing award goes to McManus

    Posted by on November 6, 2018

    Dr. John C. McManus received the Thomas Fleming Award for Outstanding Military History Writing for his article “The Man Who Would Be President.”

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    U.S. Naval Academy names McManus visiting professor

    Posted by on January 9, 2018

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    The United States Naval Academy has appointed Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, for a visiting professorship. He will serve as the Dr. Leo A. Shifrin Chair for a 10-month period during the 2018-19 academic term.

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    McManus goes on air about Pearl Harbor attacks

    Posted by on December 23, 2016

    Military historian Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, lent his expertise to reporters for articles commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks on Dec. 7. He was interviewed by Kelly Moffitt with St. Louis Public Radio for “75 Years Later: St. Louis Memories of the Pearl Harbor Attacks, the ‘Date Which will Live in Infamy.’” He was also quoted in “100,000 Put in Relocation Campus After 1941 Attack” by Lou Wilin in The Courier, based in Northwestern Ohio.

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