Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

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Gen. Schwarzkopf during a press conference

A look back at U.S. Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, who died Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. He was 78. See gallery

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf died Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., He was 78.

Schwarzkopf was commander of the U.S. forces in Desert Storm. Here he answers questions during an interview in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

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Gen. Schwarzkopf points at photos after an attack

 Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf points at photos of Kuwait's Ahmadi Sea Island Terminal on fire after a U.S. attack on the facility on Jan. 27, 1991.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf talks to troops before war

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, right, talks to marines lined up in desert camouflage gear at camp before the ground war against Iraq.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf with other top officials

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf is seen with other top officials during a news conference held by U.S. and Saudi Arabian officials during Operation Desert Storm.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf and President George H.W. Bush

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and President George H.W. Bush watch the National Victory Parade from the viewing stand in Washington D.C., on June 8, 1991.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf in the Vietnam War

Vietnam adviser Maj. Norman Schwarzkopf helps a South Vietnamese soldier carry a wounded soldier to a medical station after an attack during the Vietnam War in 1965.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf during Desert Storm welcome-home ceremonies

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf waves to the crowd after a military band played a song in his honor at welcome-home ceremonies at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., on April 22, 1991.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf in Saudi Arabia

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf stands at ease with his tank troops during Operation Desert Shield in Saudi Arabia on Jan. 12, 1991.

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Cadet Schwarzkopf at West Point

Portrait of West Point Cadet Norman Schwarzkopf in 1956.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf at a homecoming ceremony

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf salutes during a homecoming ceremony in Washington D.C. on April 22, 1991.

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Gen. Schwarzkopf

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf died Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., He was 78.