Kjell Bratli

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Kjell Arne Bratli (born August 25, 1948) is the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Norwegian Armed Forces. Navy Captain and author. He is a graduate from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy. Served at sea, land and in special service. He travelled as a military reporter behind Soviet lines in Afghanistan in the early 1980s and followed mujahideen groups in battle. Captain Bratli has been an active member of the Norwegian Reserve Officer Federation as well as in the CIOR (the NATO reservist organization). He played a vital role in building Rapid Response Information Teams in the NATO Alliance and NATO APIC (Allied Press and Information Centres), as well as modernizing the Norwegian Navy P&I units. Former editor in the daily press and military periodicals. Former Member of the Board of the Atlantic Committee. Bratli was appointed and served as special adviser to the Presidium of the Norwegian Parliament before being elected to the high office of Military Commissioner. He has written more than twenty books. Many about Christianity, Military and Naval History, National Security and Golf. Bratli is a member of the prestigious Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.

Select bibliography[change | change source]

  • Norway's Security and European Foreign Policy for the 1980s. 1979
  • Kåre Willoch - Our New Prime Minister. 1981
  • Horten's Sports Club Through 125 Years. 1985
  • Behind the Open Door. 1986
  • The Last Years. An account from a Naval Yard. 1986
  • From the Golden Horn to the Trade Union Battle. 1990'
  • Year of Golf. 1993
  • Naval Officer and Pillar of Society. 1994
  • How to Become a Golfer. 1995
  • Korsets Vei - en beretning om Smiths Venner. 1995
  • The Way Of The Cross. Canada, USA, England. 1996
  • Der Weg des Kreuzes. Germany, Austria, Switzerland. 1996
  • Een Levenskrachtige Gemeente. Holland 1996
  • Birdie - Golf Madness (Birdie - Golfens Glade Galskaper. 1996
  • Voyage to Heaven's Coast. 1997
  • The Great Book of Golf. 1997
  • Oh, Pharao, What a Shot! 1997
  • Operaton Bagdad. 1998
  • Soldier of the Lord. 1998
  • The destoyer "Sleipner" 1940-45.1999
  • Borre Golf Club. 1999
  • Fighting for HM the King. The Royal Norwegian Navy 1940-45. 2000
  • Paradise Right Ahead. 2000
  • Day by Day. Royal Norwegian Navy 1814-2000. 2001. (Producer)
  • The Ombudsman for the Armed Forces 1952-2002
  • Ramsund Naval Station. 2003
  • A servant of the Lord. 2003
  • Driving Forces - Horten College of Engineering 1855-2005. 2005
  • The Lord´s Shepherd. 2007

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