Andrew Allen Wiest

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Name: Andrew Allen Wiest

Pen Name: Andrew Wiest, Andrew A. Wiest, Andy Wiest

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: October 28, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago with his PhD.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wiest is a historian, educator, writer, and editor. He has appeared on several documentaries for the History Channel, Granada Television and Lucasfilms and served as a commentator on military events for national news outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle and the Philidelphia Inquirer.

Published Works

  • Passchendaele and the Royal Navy, Greenwood Press, 1995
  • The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War, Thunder Bay Press, 2000 - written with Chris McNab
  • War in the Age of Technology: Myriad Faces of Modern Armed Conflict, New York University Press, 2001 - editor and contributor, written with Geoffry Jensen
  • The Pacific War: From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima 1941-1945, Spellbound Publishers Limited, 2001 - written with Gregory Louis Mattson
  • The Illustrated History of World War I, Grange Books, 2001
  • Infantry Warfare: Strategy and Tactics, Zenith Press, 2002 - written with MK Barbier
  • The Vietnam War, 1956-1975, Routledge, 2003
  • Atlas of World War II, Barnes & Noble, 2004 - written with David Jordan
  • Haig: The Evolution of a Commander, Potomac Books, 2005
  • Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisted, Osprey, 2006 - editor and contributor
  • Vietnam's Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN, New York University Press, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Passchendaele and the Royal Navy: (Contributions in Military Studies)

ISBN: 0313290482
Release Date: 1995-03-23

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The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War

ISBN: 1571452664
Release Date: 2000-10

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War in the Age of Technology: Myriad Faces of Modern Armed Conflict

ISBN: 0814742513
Release Date: 2001-04-01

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Pacific War (The campaigns of World War II)

ISBN: 1862271372
Release Date: 2001-02-01

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Strategy and Tactics Infantry Warfare

ISBN: 0760314012
Release Date: 2002-11-15

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The Vietnam War 1956-1975 (Essential Histories)

ISBN: 0415968518
Release Date: 2003-07-24

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Atlas of World War II

Release Date: 2007

Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisited (General Military)

ISBN: 1846032164
Release Date: 2007-11-13

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Vietnam's Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN

ISBN: 081479467X
Release Date: 2009-10-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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