John McManus’ “Island Infernos” explores the US military during WWII



John McManus is one of the foremost experts in American military history, with 14 books to his name. His latest is the second volume in a planned trilogy exploring the US military presence in the Pacific during World War II.

Monday Saint Louis on the air, he will join guest host Jeremy D. Goodwin to talk about the book, titled “Island Infernos: The US Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944”.

McManus is Distinguished Curator of United States Military History at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Associated event

What: John McManus presents “Island Infernos”
When: 7 p.m. on November 12
Where: St. Louis County Library Headquarters (1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131)
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