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. Schwa
Famed Gulf War U.S. General Schwarzkopf dies: former President George H.W. Bush
Posted : Thursday, 27 December 2012 08:22PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. General Norman 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 Thursday.
Bush said he and his wife Barbara "mourn the loss of a true American patriot and one of the great military leaders of his generation," according to a statement released by the former president's spokesman. (Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Stacey Joyce)
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