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Stormin´ Norman dies at 78:
General Schwarzkopf who led U.S.
troops to victory against
Saddam in first Gulf War passes
away from pneumonia

Daily Mail (UK), Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/28/2012 9:39:56 AM

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein´s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. The 78-year-old succumbed to complications from pneumonia on Thursday in Tampa, Florida, where he lived in retirement. His large personality and public prominence during the nation´s first live-broadcast war made him the the most recognizable, and acclaimed, military commander since Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur. A much-decorated combat soldier in Vietnam, Schwarzkopf was known popularly as ´Stormin´ Norman´ for his notoriously explosive temper.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 12/28/2012 10:19:45 AM     (No. 9087353)

bet colin powell is fit to be tied at the accolades.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 12/28/2012 10:20:06 AM     (No. 9087354)

So sad. Thank you, General. You were a great American and a wonderful man.

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