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Tillman, killed in Afghanistan, remembered in hometown

...the United States invaded in 2001. That made him the first NFL player killed in combat since Buffalo offensive tackle Bob Kalsu died in the Vietnam War. Nineteen NFL players were killed in World War II.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/04/pro_414521.shtml
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Tillman promoted posthumously by Army

...terrorist attacks affected him deeply. Tillman was the first NFL player killed in combat since Buffalo offensive tackle Bob Kalsu died in the Vietnam War in July 1970. Nineteen NFL players were killed in World War II. The Cardinals have said they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/pro_414034.shtml
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