(August 22, 1934-December 27, 2012)
Deputy Commander during the US invasion of Grenada (1983)
Given command over Operation Desert Storm (1990)
Retired from active service (1991)
Son of H. Norman Schwarzkopf Sr., a former Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police
Wrote his autobiography 'It Doesn't Take a Hero'
Dubbed 'Stormin' Norman' by the press
Why he might be annoying
He has been accused of being impatient and aggressive.
He has been known to be confrontational.
He considered leaving the army after the Vietnam War, believing that Americans just did not have any respect for it anymore.
He was one of the generals involved in the invasion of Grenada.
His father hated the name 'Herbert' so much that he only gave him the initial H.
Why he might not be annoying
He fought in Vietnam, earning several valor decorations and the Purple Heart.
He recognized the mistakes America made in Vietnam and was determined not to repeat them with the Gulf War.
He had charisma and spoke frequently with reporters as a way of keeping opinions concerning the Gulf War positive.
He was responsible for many of the key strategies that brought a very quick end to Iraqi aggression.
He spent most of his life in the army.
Unlike his poor reception upon returning from Vietnam, after Desert Storm he was hailed as a national hero.
He stuck with the U.S. military after its failure in Vietnam and repaired its reputation.
He is one of the most popular American generals since World War II.
He maintains a low profile after his success in the war.
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