Reader recommendation: The Dead And Those About To Die Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Robert Stuart Richards, Canyon Country, Calif. November 17, 2014 About video ads View Caption of The Dead And Those About To Die by John C. McManus, is an account of First Infantry Division's landing on Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6,1944. Riveting. Can you guess which literary work goes with each final line? Take our quiz!