December 27, 2012
In this Jan. 27, 1991 file photo, U.S. Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf points to row of photos of Kuwait's Ahmadi Sea Island Terminal on fire after a U.S. attack on the facility. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. He was 78.
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Truth is, retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf didn't care much for his popular "Stormin' Norman" nickname. The general, who died Thursday in Tampa, Fla., at age 78 from complications from pneumonia, preferred the somewhat milder sobriquet given by his troops: "The Bear."