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Norman Friedman
Born 1946
Nationality American
Occupation Writer, Analyst, Historian

Norman Friedman, P.h.D., is an American author and naval analyst. He has written over 30 books on naval matters, and appeared on television programs on PBS and the Discovery Networks. His book Fifty-Year War: Conflict and Strategy in the Cold War won the 2001 Westminster Prize for the best military history book of the previous year, from the British Royal United Services Institute.[1]

Background[edit | edit source]

Friedman holds a doctorate in theoretical physics from Columbia University. From 1973 to 1984 he was at the Hudson Institute, becoming Deputy Directory for National Security Affairs. He then worked for the United States Navy as in-house consultant. From 2002 to 2004 he served as a futurologist for the United States Marine Corps.[2]

Selected Books[edit | edit source]

  • U.S. Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History - ISBN 0-87021-739-9
  • U.S. Battleships: An Illustrated Design History - ISBN 978-0870217159
  • Naval Radar - ISBN 978-0870219672
  • U.S. Naval Weapons – ISBN 978-0851772400
  • Modern Warship: Design and Development - ISBN 978-0831760823
  • Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapon Systems - ISBN 978-1557502629
  • Seapower As Strategy: Navies and National Interests - ISBN 978-1557502919
  • Network-Centric Warfare: How Navies Learned to Fight Smarter Through Three World Wars - ISBN 978-1591142867
  • Fifty-Year War: Conflict and Strategy in the Cold War - ISBN 978-1591142874
  • Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War - ISBN 978-1591142904
  • Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnaught Era - ISBN 978-1591145554
  • Naval Weapons of World War One – ISBN 978-1848321007

See also[edit | edit source]

  • magazine

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