Keith W. Nolan

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Keith William Nolan (May 7, 1964 – February 19, 2009) was an American military historian, focusing on the various campaigns of the Vietnam War.[1] He was born in Webster Groves, Missouri; his father was a junior college history instructor who was also a Marine veteran. Nolan obtained a history degree from Webster University.[2] Keith Nolan died of lung cancer in February 2009 at the age of 45.


  • House to House:Playing the Enemy's Game in Saigon, ISBN 0-7603-2330-5
  • Ripcord: Screaming Eagles Under Siege, Vietnam 1970, ISBN 0-89141-809-1
  • Battle for Saigon: Tet 1968, ISBN 0-89141-769-9
  • Sappers In The Wire (Texas A&M University Military History Series), ISBN 1-58544-643-2
  • A Hundred Miles of Bad Road (Dwight Birdwell, coauthor), ISBN 0-89141-712-5
  • The Magnificent Bastards: The Joint Army-Marine Defense of Dong Ha, 1968 , ISBN 0-89141-861-X
  • Operation Buffalo: USMC Fight for the DMZ, ISBN 0-440-21310-X
  • Into Cambodia, 1970: Spring Campaign, Summer Offensive, ISBN 0-89141-368-5
  • Into Laos: The Story of Dewey Canyon Ii/Lam Son 719, Vietnam 1971, ISBN 0-89141-247-6
  • Death Valley: The Summer Offensive, I Corps, August 1969, ISBN 0-89141-665-X
  • Battle for Hue: Tet 1968, ISBN 0-89141-592-0
  • The Battle for Saigon: Tet 1968, ISBN 0-671-52287-6
  • Search and Destroy: The Story of an Armored Cavalry Squadron in Vietnam, ISBN 978-0760333129


  1. ^ "Keith Nolan". Penguin Random House Canada.
  2. ^ Hemingway, Al (March 2001). "Author Seeks to Help Complete Vietnam Puzzle". VFW Magazine.

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