Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land
The Vietnam War Revisited
By (author) Andrew A. Wiest
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Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land by Andrew A. Wiest
Book DescriptionFifteen renowned authors from widely varied backgrounds examine the Vietnam War, providing a fresh insight into this controversial conflict, even for those who have 'read it all before'. First-hand accounts, maps and contemporary photographs, analysis from the soldiers involved and new perspectives from combatants on both sides provide an incisive investigation into a fascinating and terrible war.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846032165
(242mm x 190mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew A. Wiest
Boys of '67, Paperback (January 2014)
In the spring of 1966, while the war in Vietnam was still popular, the US military decided to reactivate the 9th Infantry Division as part of the military build-up. This title tells the story of young draftees who had done everything that their nation had asked of them and had received so little in return - lost faces of a distant war.
Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land, Paperback (May 2013)
Examines the Vietnam War. In this title, first-hand accounts, maps and contemporary photographs, analysis from the soldiers involved and fresh perspectives from combatants on both sides provide an incisive investigation into a fascinating and terrible war.
Triumph Revisited, Hardback (May 2010)» View all books by Andrew A. Wiest
Collects critiques of Triumph Forsaken and catalogues arguments about how the war should be remembered, how history may be reconstructed, and by whom.
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Author Biography - Andrew A. Wiest
Andrew Wiest is Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he co-directs the Vietnam Studies Program and the university's Center for the Study of War and Society. He also has served as a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and Visiting Professor in the Department of Warfighting Strategy at the United States Airforce Air War College. He is the author of many books including: Haig: The Evolution of a Commander (Potomac, 2005); The Vietnam War, 1956-1975 (Osprey, 2002); War in the Age of Technology (edited with Geoffrey Jensen, NYU Press, 2001); and Passchendaele and the Royal Navy (Greenwood, 1995). The author lives in Hattiesburg, MS.
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