Michael Whitby is a Senior Naval Historian at the Directorate of History and Heritage, DND, and co-author of The Official History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War.
Richard H. Gimblett is an historian and defence policy analyst, and Research Fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University. Among many other publications he has authored major studies of Canada's role in the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War and in the War Against Terrorism.
Peter Haydon is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax. A long time commentator and analyst of Canadian naval affairs, his most important work is The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: Canadian Involvement Reconsidered.
Richard H. Gimblett is command historian of the Canadian Navy and past president of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. A former serving officer, he is a contributor to volume 1 of the official history of the Royal Canadian Navy (1867-1939), and edited and contributed to The Naval Service of Canada, 1910-2010: The Centennial Story. He lives in Ottawa.