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Carlisle vs. Army

Lars Anderson

Carlisle vs. Army

Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the forgotten story of football"s greatest battle

by Lars Anderson

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) -- Football,
  • United States Military Academy -- Football,
  • Football -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCarlisle versus Army
    StatementLars Anderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV958.U33 A53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22553439M
    ISBN 109780812977318
    LC Control Number2008277129
    OCLC/WorldCa182528119


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The Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in intercollegiate football competition. The program was active from untilwhen it was discontinued. During the program's 25 years, the Indians compiled a –88–13 record and winning percentage, which makes it the most successful defunct major college football ence: Independent.

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At the same time the book sketches the development of the Army Black Knights team, focusing on the fortunes of linebacker Dwight David Eisenhower from Kansas. The Army-Carlisle football game pitted a feisty band of Native American students against the-much heralded West Point Cadets.

Just before they left their locker room, Carlisle's legendary coach Glenn Scoby "Pop" Warner told his team: "Your. Jim Thorpe’s Carlisle Indians defeat Dwight D. Eisenhower and Army, The two-time Olympic gold medalist led the team to victory over the future 34th U.S.

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