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Remembering Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

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

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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"General Schwarzkopf's skilled leadership of that campaign liberated the Kuwaiti people and produced a decisive victory for the allied coalition," Panetta said in a written statement. "In the aftermath of that war, General Schwarzkopf was justly recognized as a brilliant strategist and inspiring leader. Today, we recall that enduring legacy and remember him as one of the great military giants of the 20th century."

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