Is Norman Schwarzkopf Jewish?

Norman Schwarzkopf was not Jewish. Born Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf on August 22, 1934, the four-star United States Army general was commander of coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War.

Norman Schwarzkopf Jewish

Schwarzkopf was born in Trenton, New Jersey. His mother was Ruth Alice (née Bowman) and his father was Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, who served in the US Army before becoming the Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.

According to Wikipedia, in 1946, when he was 12, Schwarzkopf and the rest of his family joined their father, stationed in Tehran, Iran, where his father went on to be instrumental in Operation Ajax, eventually forming the Shah's secret police SAVAK, as well. He attended the Community High School in Tehran, later the International School of Geneva at La Châtaigneraie, Frankfurt High School in Frankfurt, Germany and attended and graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy. He was also a member of Mensa.

General Norman Schwarzkopf, known as "Stormin' Norman", died on December 27, 2012.

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