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Stormin’ Norman, 1934-2012

For those who came of age during World War II, or post-9/11, the death Thursday of retired Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf may not be of great moment. But for...

The Commander: Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf On Top

When I peruse the conquered fame of heroes and the victories of mighty generals, I do not envy the generals. -- Walt Whitman It may come to pass that when the...

The Gulf: The Desert Bear

With a John Wayne swagger and a growl like a grizzly, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf confronted a camouflage-clad Special Forces company newly arrived in the...

Welcome The Unknown Soldier

No one seems to know for sure whether General Norman Schwarzkopf leans right or left, Republican or Democratic, so forcefully does he assert that he's an...

An Offer He Could Refuse

General Norman Schwarzkopf returns home this week to a hero's welcome -- and that has some disgruntled military colleagues anxious to amend the record. They say...

Schwarzkopf Vs. The Spooks

In the final days of the gulf war, General Norman Schwarzkopf had to fend off sniper fire from an unexpected front: defense intelligence analysts based in...

Thumbs Down from Stormin' Norman

General Norman Schwarzkopf privately has been harshly critical of the military performance of America's Arab allies. Using U.S. soldiers as the standard, he told...

Stormin' Norman: The Book

He crushed Saddam Hussein's war machine and became an overnight TV star when he told the nation how he did it. He won standing ovations in Congress, cheers along...

The Gulf: Who's In Charge There?

The commander of all U.S. forces in the gulf, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, firmly denies he has "any disagreement whatsoever with any agreement" between the...

The Allies: A Partnership to Remember

If General Norman Schwarzkopf did not march into Kuwait City last week proclaiming "I have returned," it was for two reasons. One was that he had never been...

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