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MAN LEARNS SCHWARZKOPF SAVED HIM IN VIETNAM

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Twenty-three years afater stepping on a mine in Vietnam, Robert H. Stewart learned the man who save him was no ordinary hero - it was H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

Stewart was told by CBS reporters that Schwarzkopf, now a retired general, attended to Stewart's wounds in 1969. Stewart appeared on Wednesday night's CBS special, "Schwarzkopf in Vietnam; a Soldier Returns.""Mines were going off everywhere," Stewart said, recalling the day his platoon was bringing medical supplies to a mortar unit that had wandered into a mine field. Schwarzkopf was hit in the face and chest when one exploded.

"I looked back at him and could see blood on him," said Stewart, now a jewelry repairman in Gulfport, Miss. "I was on the ground hollering for help. Schwarzkopf came to my rescue."

Schwarzkopf, then a lieutenant colonel, calmed Stewart down, gave him morphine for the pain and ordered splints for his injured leg.