Carlisle versus Army : Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the forgotten story of football's greatest battle

Describes the November 1912 football matchup between college football powerhouse Army--which included cadet Dwight Eisenhower--and the Native American team from Carlisle, a team that was coached by the inventive Pop Warner and included Jim Thorpe.

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Main Author: Anderson, Lars.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Random House, 2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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505 0 |a The thrill of possibility -- Shot like buffalo -- Pop learns from Ma -- The trickiest play -- What an Indian can do -- There's just no future in the army -- He is certainly a wild Indian -- A couple of well-paid amateurs -- A brutal, savage, murderous sport -- Beast barracks and a beast on the field -- A real American if there ever was one -- Chief Thorpe and the huge Kansan -- The clash of heroes -- The dead Indian and another wounded knee -- Epilogue: the ghosts of Carlisle. 
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