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Remembering Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

Published On: Dec 27 2012 07:18:21 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 28 2013 07:48:09 AM PST

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point today. Take a look at Schwarzkopf's life and career.

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After Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, Schwarzkopf directed the buildup of 700,000 coalition troops. On January 17, 1991, they began a nearly six-week air assault of Iraqi forces that was followed by a swift ground campaign that pushed Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait.

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