military history

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 among speakers commemorating Antietam cemetery anniversary

    Posted by on October 3, 2017

    Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, was a featured speaker in September for the National Cemetery Anniversary Speaker Series in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. He presented “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat” on Sept. 9 at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. His presentation was broadcast on C-SPAN. Watch the video.

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