Andrew Wiest

Official Panelist

2023 Participant · Mississippi · Moderator · Non-Fiction · History

Andrew  Wiest
Andrew Wiest

Dr. Andrew Wiest is University Distinguished Professor of History in the School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi. Also the founding director of the Dale Center for the Study of War and Society, Wiest received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Wiest has served as a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in the United Kingdom and as a Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Air War College. Dr. Wiest has several major publications, including Charlie Company's Journey Home: The Boys of '67 and the War They Left Behind; The Forgotten Impact of Vietnam on the Wives and Families of Veterans. This is the sequel to his The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam. He also won the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award for his Vietnam's Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN. He lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with his wife Jill, and his three children Abigail, Luke, and Wyatt.

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Book Title(s)

  • The Boys of 67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam

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