Roger Litwiller is a Canadian author, historian and lecturer. He has written the books, White Ensign Flying, Warships of the Bay of Quinte as well as articles for magazines and newspapers. Roger has lectured across Canada, including the Crowsnest in St. John’s, NL and The Military Museums of Calgary, imparting the incredible stories of the Canadian Navy.
The style of Roger’s writing reflects a story based approach to telling history. Through interviews and research he captures the experiences of our Veterans, incorporating their personal stories into the history. His unique approach to history brings the story to life, transporting the reader into the crew of the ship.
Roger was a Naval Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve. His interest in the Royal Canadian Navy began as a Sea Cadet in Kitchener. Later he volunteered with the Navy League of Canada, becoming the Area Officer for Eastern Ontario.
For the past 33 years, Roger has been a Paramedic in the Quinte area of Eastern Ontario and was decorated by the Governor General of Canada with the Exemplary Service Medal. Roger, with his wife Rhonda reside near Trenton, Ontario and together they enjoy travel and photography.
Roger sums up his work, “I am a storyteller who can save your life.”