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Military hero and heavily decorated four star general Norman Schwartz call died on Thursday we take a look back at his distinguished service to the United States.
He was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1934 the son of the founder of the New Jersey State Police his father set the bar high for young dormant.
He spearheaded the investigation of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping that resulted in the conviction and execution of Richard Hauptmann.
As a teenager he accompanied his father to Iran where the elder Schwarzkopf train the national police and advised the shop.
He graduated from West Point in 1956 with a degree in engineering he served two tours in Vietnam and was highly decorated getting a reputation for protecting his troops.
Often subjecting himself to enemy fire before them retired general Bob scales -- his epitaph should read that he was a soldier who -- soldiers.
But he did not suffer fools as quick temper with less than prepared officers and almost -- Chilean quality of determination set him apart.
They're going around or over does that where there's a lot riding around over through on top underneath an out away at -- -- It is plain spoken qualities and occasional bluntness -- endeared him to the press and the people as far as Saddam Hussein.
Being a great military strategy if.
He is neither a strategist.
-- is a schooled on the operational art.
Nor is he attacked patient.
Nor is he a general.
Nor -- -- as a -- Other and that he's a great military man I want you know.
With victory in the gulf war achieved Schwartz cost reputation in the public mind rose to almost mythical heights of earlier war heroes Eisenhower and MacArthur.
President George H.
Bush awarded him the medal of freedom.
But upon retirement from the army he rejected calls for political life and retreated from celebrity after a brief stint as a military analyst for NBC news.
He settled down to a quiet life in the Tampa Bay Area.
One of his last public statements ten years after the gulf war revealed the principles that propelled him to greatness.
Remained intact there still things worth fighting for.
And are still things worth dying for.
And one of those things his freedom.
-- golf is survived by his wife Brenda and three children.
President George H.
Bush Schwartz -- commander in chief during the gulf war issued a statement from his hospital bed which read in part.
-- -- quote epitomizes duty service country but more than that he was a good and decent man Norman Schwartz golf.
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