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Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. commander in Gulf War, dies at 78

Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, listens to questions at a news conference introducing the expansion of the Starbright Foundation's web site at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles in this December 13, 2000 file photograph. Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, has died, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush said in a statement on December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich/Files

Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, listens to questions at a news conference introducing the expansion of the Starbright Foundation's web site at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles in this December 13, 2000 file photograph....more

Retired U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, listens to questions at a news conference introducing the expansion of the Starbright Foundation's web site at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles in this December 13, 2000 file photograph. Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, has died, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush said in a statement on December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich/Files
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U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, commander of Allied forces in Operation Desert Storm, gives a special briefing in Riyadh in this February 24, 1991 file photograph. Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, has died, former President George H.W. Bush said in a statement on December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, commander of Allied forces in Operation Desert Storm, gives a special briefing in Riyadh in this February 24, 1991 file photograph. Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Saddam Hussein's...more

U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, commander of Allied forces in Operation Desert Storm, gives a special briefing in Riyadh in this February 24, 1991 file photograph. Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, has died, former President George H.W. Bush said in a statement on December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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