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Norman Friedman
Born1946 (age 77–78)
Occupation Author, analyst, strategist, historian
Alma materColumbia University
SubjectNaval historical analysis and strategy

Norman Friedman (born 1946) is an American author, analyst, strategist, and historian.[1] He has written over 30 books and numerous articles on naval and other military matters,[1] has worked for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and has appeared on television programs including PBS, the Discovery Channel, C-SPAN, and National Geographic.[citation needed]


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Friedman holds a bachelor's and a doctorate from Columbia University in theoretical physics, completing his dissertation Additional Scattering of Bloch Electrons by Simultaneous Imputity and Lattice Interaction in 1974.[2][3] From 1973 to 1984, he was at the Hudson Institute, becoming Deputy Director for National Security Affairs.[clarification needed] He then[when?] worked for the United States Navy as in-house consultant.[clarification needed] From 2002 to 2004, he served as a futurologist for the United States Marine Corps.[4] He has held the position of Visiting Professor of Operations Research, University College, University of London.[5]

Awards and honors

Selected bibliography

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  1. ^ a b "Norman Friedman". DefenseMediaNetwork. n.d. Archived from the original on 1 March 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2022.
  2. ^ "BOOKSHELF - The Fifty-Year War: Conflict and Strategy in the Cold War". Columbia College Today. Vol. 26, no. 4. Columbia College. 1 May 2000. ISSN 0572-7820. LCCN sn85006502. OCLC 12357245. Archived from the original on 10 June 2022. Retrieved 17 August 2022.
  3. ^ "BOOKSHELF - Norman Friedman '67". Columbia College Today. Vol. 29, no. 4. Columbia College. 1 March 2003. ISSN 0572-7820. LCCN sn85006502. OCLC 12357245. Archived from the original on 10 June 2022. Retrieved 17 August 2022.
  4. ^ Friedman, Norman (22 October 2014). "Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactic and Technology". Seaforth Publishing. Retrieved 4 October 2021 – via PlayGoogle.
  5. ^ "Norman Friedman Biography". Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 25 February 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Event Speakers - U.S. Naval Institute". Archived from the original on 2017-12-24. Retrieved 2010-12-29.
  7. ^ "Latest NOUS Awards". Naval Order of the United States. Archived from the original on 2017-06-03. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  8. ^ "Previous Morison Book Awards". Naval Order of the United States, New York Commandery. Archived from the original on August 27, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
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