Articles tagged "Medal of Honor"

Battle Of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary: Awesome Animated Video And More

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 1, 2013

The Battle of Gettysburg began 150 years ago today, on July 1, 1863. It was the turning point of the Civil War and remains the largest battle in the history of the Western Hemisphere. The Civil War Trust has put out a great animated video history of the landmark battle.

Jack Lummus: the NFL's hero of Iwo Jima

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 29, 2011

Our annual Memorial Day salute to the NFL's war dead returns today with a back-by-popular-demand profile of Marine Corps first lieutenant Jack Lummus, a two-way end for the Giants who later earned the Medal of Honor on Iwo Jima ... at the cost of his life.


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