John A. Rodgaard
Captain John Rodgaard, USN (Ret.) has 41 years in the US Navy, with 29 years as a naval intelligence officer. His published works are A Call To The Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of The USS Constitution; A Hard Fought Ship: The Story of HMS Venomous, and From Across the Sea: North Americans In Nelson’s Navy. He is a recipient of the Naval Institute’s History Author of the Year. He has contributed numerous articles/reviews to maritime/naval history periodicals. He co-edits The 1805 Club’s The Trafalgar Chronicle. Rodgaard holds an A.B. in History and Political Science; an M.A. in Political Science, and is a 1994 Naval War College graduate.