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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- 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.