Articles tagged "World War II"

Band of Brothers 10 Best Scenes from World War II TV Classic

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 10, 2014

Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Bill Guarnere, a hero of the 101st Airborne immortalized in "Band of Brothers," died on March 8. Here's a Cold, Hard Football Facts tribute, with a look back at a CHFF classic that originally ran in 2009.



A Memorial Day tribute to NFL's fallen heroes

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 24, 2012

Cardinals safety Pat Tillman was the most recent of 25 NFL players, coaches and executives who gave their lives in wars overseas; 22 were killed in World War II alone. Ken Crippen pays tribute to these men as we enter Memorial Day weekend.



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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