- Name: Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
- Born: 08/22/1934
- Died: 12/27/2012 (78 years old)
Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (//; August 22, 1934– December 27, 2012) was a United States Army general. While serving as the commander of United States Central Command, he led all coalition forces in the Gulf War.
Birth Name: Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
Awards: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Alias: “Stormin’ Norman”sfn|Pyle|1991|p=85, “The Bear”sfn|Pyle|1991|p=85
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.
Death Place: Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. quotes :
You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.Norman Schwarzkopf
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.Norman Schwarzkopf
He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man.Norman Schwarzkopf
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that, he's a great military man, I want you to know that.Norman Schwarzkopf