Edward Rogers is nautical archaeologist and military historian. He studied archaeology at Georgia Southern University, completing his Bachelor's degree. He obtained his Master's in underwater archaeology at Texas A&M University where he studied under George F. Bass. He has spent the past 20 years helping to excavate, conserve and study the worlds oldest known shipwreck (14th century BC) at Uluburun, Turkey.
He teaches part time at his alma mater Georgia Southern University. He has toured airfields, crash sites and battlegrounds of Papua New Guinea, New Britain and Northern Queensland, Australia.
He is currently the historian for the 3rd Bombardment Group and is completing work on their WWII history, Harvest of the Grim Reapers Volume I. He has also worked with the 40th Fighter Squadron Association to research the histories of their MIA pilots.
He has interviewed dozens of WWII veterans since 2003 and has worked with families off the missing to research their cases and help them apply for information and medals previously awarded.
Edward has contributed significantly to Pacific Wrecks over the past decade doing original research, providing photographs and information about hundreds of aircraft, pilots and location. In addition, he works with the authors including William H. Bartsch, John Darnton, David Vincent, Richard L. Dunn, Bruce Gamble, Donald M. Kehn, Bob Alford, Robert Piper, Osamu Tagaya, John D. Lukacs and Larry J. Hickey.
His research has contributed to the following published works: