University of Missouri Research Board

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McManus’ current book project, Grunts: The American Infantry Combat Experience, World War II through the Present, covers over sixty years of U.S. military battles and situations. In this work he focuses on the human back-story about what American infantry soldiers faced then and now.

The American Infantry Soldier

John McManus
Associate Professor, History and Political Science
Missouri S&T

By Jacqueline Lampert