Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

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    AP source: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies | General Headlines | Comcast

    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.

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    One tough old SOB...........
     
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    Sad....he was a great General

    The image of what a general should be.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    R.I.P. :salute:
     
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    An American hero.

    RIP
     
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    He was a genuine American Hero...
     

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