A team for America : the Army-Navy game that rallied a nation / Randy Roberts

Author(s): Roberts, Randy, 1951-
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Subjects: Football--United States--History
Sports rivalries--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Influence
United States Military Academy--Football--History
United States Naval Academy--Football--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
LC Classification: G, GV
Table of Contents: Prologue ix
1.. A Week in November 1
2.. Where the Most Football Games Are Lost 20
3.. A Few Good Boys 43
4.. Lost Teeth and Lost Chances 63
5.. "God Gave Me That" 82
6.. Making the Grade 98
7.. Historic Hours 113
8.. "I've Just Seen Superman" 127
9.. Warm-Up 151
10.. Payback 176
11.. Cause for Thanksgiving 198
12.. A Game for America 216
Epilogue 233
After the 1944 Season 236
Acknowledgments 241
Notes and Abbreviations 245
Index 258
Notes: LCCN: 2011016065
ISBN: 9780547511061 (hardback)
ISBN: 054751106X (hardback)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: A week in November -- Where the most football games are lost -- A few good boys -- Lost teeth and lost chances -- "God gave me that" -- Making the grade -- Historic hours -- "I've just seen Superman" -- Warm-up -- Payback -- Cause for thanksgiving -- A game for America -- After the 1944 season
Summary: "One of the greatest stories in American sports history: how the 1944 Army team beat Navy, captured a championship, and inspired a nation at war"--Jacket
Physical Description: xvii, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 706021684
ISBN/ISSN: 9780547511061
054751106X

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