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.
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In this April 23, 1991, file photo, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, left, looks on as President George Bush speaks to reporters in the White House Rose Garden as in Washington. Bush praised the general for leading a "fantastic" effort to fulfill U.S. obligations in the gulf, and for helping to build "unbelievable" morale on the home front. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. He was 78.