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Norman Friedman

Norman Friedman is an internationally known strategist and naval historian. He is the author of nearly 30 books, including the award-winning Seapower as Strategy and The Fifty-Year War, a history of the Cold War that won the Royal Services Institute’s Westminster Medal for the best English-language military book for the year 2000.

He also writes a monthly column on world naval developments for the Naval Institute’s Proceedings magazine, and his articles have appeared in Joint Forces Quarterly, Jane’s International Defence Review, Asian Pacific Defence Reporter, Defense Electronics, The Journal of Electronic Defense, The International Countermeasures Handbook, Armada, Defence, ORBIS, Military Technology, Naval Forces, Jane’s Navy International, Signal, The Wall Street Journal (U.S., European, and Far Eastern editions), DPA, RUSI Journal, and the Journal of Cold War Studies, among others.

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USS America (LHA 6)

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6)  joined the U.S. 7th Fleet forward-deployed amphibious force in Sasebo, Dec. 6, after…