Desert Storm Commander Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies

7:57 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Desert Storm Commander Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies

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Nicknamed "Stormin Norman" and remembered for his swift victory in Desert Storm, retired Gen. Norman Schwartzkopf died today in Tampa.
A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78. The official tells The Associated Press that Schwarzkopf died today in Tampa. The official wasn't authorized to release the information publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.