The Commander: Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf On Top

Eight years ago, Schwarzkopf predicted war in the gulf; now the plans he made for fighting it are guiding allied strategy

When I peruse the conquered fame of heroes and the victories of mighty generals, I do not envy the generals.

-- Walt Whitman

It may come to pass that when the story of the gulf war is sifted and studied, the achievements of four-star Army General H. (for nothing) Norman Schwarzkopf will rank with those of Montgomery and Eisenhower and Alexander the Great -- or George McClellan and William Westmoreland. It is too early to predict how well or badly the war may go. Many battles are yet to be fought; many men are yet to die; thousands of innocent people...

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