Schwarzkopf, sometimes called "Stormin' Norman" because of his temper,
actually led Republican administrations to two military victories: a
small one in Grenada in the 1980s and a big one as de facto commander of
allied forces in the Gulf War in 1991.
"'Stormin' Norman' led the coalition forces to victory, ejecting the
Iraqi Army from Kuwait and restoring the rightful government," read a
statement by former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who was chairman of
the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War. "His leadership not only
inspired his troops, but also inspired the nation." Link
well...it was spring....for a day!
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