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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dead at 78

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf has died. He was 78.

Schwarzkopf commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991. RIP

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From AP:

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 Thursday in Tampa, Fla. The official wasn’t authorized to release the information publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

A much-decorated combat soldier in Vietnam, Schwarzkopf was known popularly as ‘‘Stormin’ Norman’’ for a notoriously explosive temper.

Gen Norman Schwarzkopf dead at 78

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