Leeds United as the shadow of war lengthened across Europe
During their captivity in a notorious Italian POW camp in World War Two, England cricketers Bill Bowes and Freddie Brown staged one of the most remarkable cricket matches in history.
At the special request of Field Marshal Montgomery, the first act booked for VE Day was a female bandleader from Leeds
As part of his invasion plans, Hitler prepared a list of wanted British residents. Five men of Leeds were on it.