According to Fox News, General Norman Schwartzkopf has died.  He was best known as the commander of the U.S. led coalition that drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait in 1991.  He was 78 years old.  Known as "Stormin" Norman for his explosive temper, he was  a much decorated combat soldier in Vietnam.

He retired from the Army in 1992 and wrote a best selling book titled, "It Doesn't Take A Hero." In the book he said, "I like to say I'm not a hero. I was lucky enough to lead a very successful war."

Schwartzkopf is survived by his wife Brenda and his three children Cynthia, Jessica and Christian.