Bush Military Summary Casualities Appendix Books Videos Desert Fox

Amazon Top 100 Books
Amazon Top 100 CDs
Amazon Top 100 Videos
Electronic Gadgets
Tools & Hardware
Amazon History Books
Military Clothing
Software: Beyond.Com

Other Books

Bravo Two Zero 
Andy McNab
Hornets over Kuwait 
Jay A. Stout
It Doesn't Take a Hero 
H. Norman, General Schwarzkopf
Storm over Iraq :
Air Power and the Gulf War

Richard P. Hallion
Into the Storm : A Study in Command 
Tom Clancy,
Frederick M. Franks
Crusade : The Untold
Story of the Persian
Gulf War
Rick Atkinson
Strike Eagle : Flying the
F-15E in the Gulf War
William Smallwood
The Generals' War : The
Inside Story of the Conflict in the Gulf 
Michael R. Gordon,
Bernard E., General Trainor

Every Man a Tiger 
Tom Clancy,
Frederick M. Franks

 Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf


--Born August 22, 1934 in Trenton, New Jersey. --Married former Brenda Holsinger. --Three children: Cynthia, Jessica, Christian Hero


  • --B.S. in military science, U.S. Military Academy, 1956.
  • --Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 1956.
  • --M.S. in mechanical science, University of Southern California, 1964.
  • --Two tours of duty, Vietnam.
  • --Deputy Director, Operation URGENT FURY (Grenada Invasion), 1983.
  • --Commanding General, I Corps, Fort Lewis, 1986-87.
  • --Awarded fourth-star in 1988.
  • --Commander of CENTCOM (Middle East, SW Asia, NE Africa Command), 1988-present.

*Norman Schwarzkopf, also known as "Stormin Norman" and "the Bear" was in charge of all military forces in the Persian Gulf region. Like many American officers, his views of war were shaped by his combat experiences inside Vietnam and has spoken often of the "obscene nature" of war. In his press conferences, he has avoided talking about "kill ratios" and "body counts," seeking to avoid turning Desert Storm into a numbers battle.

His personal style is well-liked by the troops and the American public. A gruff and demanding Army man, he still has time to give a word of encouragement to new troops and tell a joke with junior officers. As a child, he spent time in Iran with his father, also a general, and has continued his studies of Arab history along with the tactics of desert conflict. Intelligent and fluent in French and German, Gen. Schwarzkopf was regarded as essential not only to winning Operation Desert Storm, but maintaining the multinational coalition.

There is little room for Schwarzkopf to grow in the military. The only two positions of higher importance, Chief of Staff of the Army or Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may be unsatisfying to his own personal desires. Retirement may be an option, but there are many Republican political operatives who would love to see the General on Capitol Hill. Considered my many Americans as a hero, the General should be able to choose just about any future for himself.


Shop for other Gulf War Products

Other Gulf War Books and Videos

Aircraft Pins and Flight Jackets and other military supplies.

Search for Other Gulf War Items

Visa Military Press Software Army Surplus