Gallery: Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies
Dec. 27, 2012 @ 08:52 PM
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78.
The Associated Press
In this June 8, 1991, file photo, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and President George Bush watch the National Victory Parade from the viewing stand in Washington. Schwarzkopf led his troops in the parade, and then joined Bush in the reviewing stand. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. He was 78.