Military Historian John C. McManus talks D-Day and new book “Island Infernos”

John C. MaManus joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk military history, why listeners should check out his podcast, on his new book “Island Infernos: The US Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944”, why those fighting on D-Day had some of the worst experiences, and what his role will be at the D-Day Memorial […]

D-Day Memorial prepares for thousands of visitors

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) _ Organizers are expecting up to 10,000 visitors to attend the National D-Day Memorial’s events marking the invasion’s 70th anniversary. Today is the D-Day anniversary. Nicole Johnson with the National D-Day Memorial Foundation says event organizers have been working with local tourism groups to ensure visitors have a place to stay. There […]