Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.

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Schwarzkopf in November 1988.

Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (/ˈʃwɔːrtskɒf/; August 22, 1934 – December 27, 2012), better known as Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., was a United States Army general who was the commander of the U.S. Central Command and the coalition forces in the Gulf War.

He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Ruth Alice (née Bowman) and Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr., both Americans of German origin.[1] Schwarzkopf died from pneumonia on December 27, 2012, aged 78, in Tampa, Florida.[2]

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  1. "Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. biography". biography.com. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 
  2. "Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, coalition forces leader during Persian Gulf War, dies". Fox News. December 28, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 

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