John A. Rodgaard
Captain John A. Rodgaard, USN (Ret.) has over 41 years with the naval service of the United States, to include 12 years as a petty officer and 29 years of commissioned service as a naval intelligence officer. He is also a published author and a contributor to several Discovery Channel Unsolved History Television Programs. Captain Rodgaard co-authored A Call to The Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of The USS Constitution, and authored A Hard Fought Ship: The Story of HMS Venomous. He is the recipient of the Naval Institute’s History Author of the Year for the year 1999 and he is a contributor and frequent reviewer to the Naval Institute’s Naval History Magazine, The Society for Nautical Research Quarterly, The Mariner’s Mirror, and the Naval History Foundation’s Naval History Book Reviews. Captain Rodgaard holds a B.A. in History and Political Science; an M.A. in Political Science, and is also a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College.
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