John C McManus

John C.McManus is an award-winning academic, author, and military historian who is regarded as a prominent authority on the history of American battle. He is a Curators' Distinguished Professor of United States History. He teaches military history at Missouri University of Science and Technology and is currently a resident at the United States Army War College. As the Leo A. Naval Academy, The Shifrin Chair of Naval and Military History is named after the Shifrin family.

Grunts, September Hope, and The Dead and Those About to Die are among his critically regarded World War Two works. Dutton Caliber will publish his next book, Fire and Fortitude: The American Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943, in July 2019.