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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Andrew Allen Wiest  

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

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: October 28, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois

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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''.


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