By Pat Borzi | Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
Sixty-seven years ago yesterday, a recently discharged soldier in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
put on his Army uniform and headed for the subway. The way he explained it years later,
the Army at that time permitted those who left the service with an honorable discharge
to continue wearing their uniforms for a brief period. And since the New York Football Giants,
as they were known in those days, let men in uniform into games for free,
the choice of dress was the easiest decision he had to make on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941.
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