Football! Navy! War!: How Military Lend-lease Players Saved the College Game and Helped Win World War II (Google eBook)
"During World War II, the United States military and colleges joined forces, fielding competitive teams to prepare men for combat. This book relates the Department of the Navy's role in preserving the game and national morale through the "Lend-Lease" of officer candidates, including All-American players and professionals. Records, scores, and statistics; player profiles; glossary"--Provided by publisher.
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2 Ideological Arsenal
3 LendLease Football
4 A War Game in Miniature
5 Shifty and Smart Harder to Stop Than Superman
6 All Hail to the Navy
7 Every General Liked to Have His Own Base Football Team
8 Rollicking Boisterous Macho
9 Around the Globe the Message Winged
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