Dr. Roger Sarty
Naval and Military History; Canadian Military History
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519 884 0710 ext. 2287
Office Location: DAWB 2-136
With W.A.B. Douglas and Michael Whitby, No Higher Purpose: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vol. II part 1: 1939-1943 (Ottawa and St Catharines: Vanwell Publications and Department of National Defence, 2002).
With Doug Knight, Saint John Fortifications 1630-1956 (Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions and The New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, 2003).
With W.A.B. Douglas and Michael Whitby, A Blue Water Navy: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vol. II, Part 2: 1943-1945 (Ottawa: Vanwell Publications and Department of National Defence, 2007). 650 pp.
War in the St. Lawrence: The Forgotten U-Boat Battles on Canada's Shores (Toronto: Allen Lane, 2012), xxviii + 355 pp.
With William S. Dudley, Troubled Waters: New Aspects of Maritime and Naval History; The Proceedings of the North American Society for Oceanic History, 1999-2005, published as a special double number of The Northern Mariner/le marin du nord XVIII, nos. 3-4 (July-October 2008), 220 pp.
Chapters in Books
'Admiral Percy W. Nelles: Diligent Guardian of the Vision,' in Michael Whitby, Richard H. Gimblett and Peter Haydon, eds., The Admirals (Toronto: Dundurn, 2006), 69-95.
'The Nationalization of Military History: Scholarship, Politics and the Canadian War Museum,' in Norman Hillmer and Adam Chapnick, eds., Canadas of the Mind: The Making and Unmaking of Canadian Nationalisms in the Twentieth Century (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007), 110-133.
'The Interplay of Defence and Foreign Policy,' in Robert Bothwell and Jean Daudelin, eds., Canada Among Nations, 2008: 100 Years of Canadian Foreign Policy (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009), 111-141.
'How C.P. Stacey Became the Army's Official Historian: The Writing of The Military Problems of Canada, 1937-1940,' in Geoffrey Hayes, Mike Bechthold and Matt Symes, eds., Canada and the Second World War: Essays in Honour of Terry Copp (Waterloo: ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012), 139-157.
'Canada's Coastal Fortifications of the Second World War,' Fort: The International Journal of Fortification and Military Architecture, 33 (2005), 3-33.
'Uncle Bill's Service in Bomber Command, 1942-1944: Family Memory and the Written Record,' Canadian Military History, 15 (Summer-Autumn 2006), 89-99.
With Marc Milner and Doug Knight, 'Saint John's Red Head Battery: A Forgotten Military Artifact of Confederation,' Canadian Military History, 16 (Spring 2007), 5-20.
'Adventures in Government History: The Origins of War in the St. Lawrence: The Forgotten U-Boat Battles on Canada's Shores,' Canadian Military History 21, no. 1 (Winter 2012), 64-78.
Project director, military history writer and editor, ‘Canvas of War: Masterpieces from the Canadian War Museum,' c. 5000 square foot art show and military history exhibit, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, February 2000-January 2001, and then toured Canada, 2001-2005. Canadian Museum Association award for ‘best exhibit' for 2000.
Project co-director and history writer and editor, ‘Democracy at War: The Canadian Second World War Newspaper Archive.' Online in September 2003.
Editor, Northern Mariner
Editor, Canadian Military History