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Carlisle versus Army

Lars Anderson

Carlisle versus Army

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

by Lars Anderson

  • 378 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLars Anderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV958.U33 A53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17162735M
    ISBN 109781400066001
    LC Control Number2007008410
    OCLC/WorldCa85783333

    Carlisle Barracks; Carlisle Barracks Library; Carlisle Barracks Library. Telephone. Tel: () Address. Army Heritage and Education Center Soldiers Drive Carlisle Barracks, PA Phone: () Although this book only took me about 4 hours to read I greatly enjoyed it. You seem to get a little bit of everything in this book, You get a sense of how the public really thought about Vietnam. It is a little sad that we turned our back on our soldiers, in there time of need/5(4).

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      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. president Up Next From Sports. U.S. Army War College Archives - News Article - 08 November It's the people: Legacy of Army vs. Carlisle football game endures Public Affairs staff report Legacy of Army vs. Carlisle football game endures The powerhouse Army football team was dealt a defeat by the Jim Thorpe-led Carlisle Indians in a historic game more than


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Carlisle vs. Army is a dramatic and moving book, told with an unrelenting grace.” –Adrian Wojnarowski, author of The Miracle of St. Anthony “Gripping, inspiring coverage of three powerful forces’ unforgettable convergence: the sports version of The Perfect Storm.” –Kirkus ReviewsCited by: 2.

Carlisle vs. Army is not the kind of book I normally go for. But it is a book I enjoyed But it is a book I enjoyed It is about three larger than life men from the early 20th Century Dwight Eisenhower, Jim Thorpe, and Pop Warner and the road each one took that led to their crossing paths.4/5(51).

Carlisle vs. Army: years later, game remembered for celebrity players By Joseph Cress, The Sentinel Nov 8, Nov 8, × You have run out of free articles. In his book about Thorpe. This is the backdrop of the fascinating tale of Carlisle vs.

Army, by Lars Anderson, a staff writer at Sports Illustrated. The book purports to be about one historic football game in which Jim Thorpe, fresh off winning two gold medals at the Olympics in Sweden and being continually called “the greatest athlete in the world,” and Dwight.

The West Point class of that battled Carlisle on the football field would become the most famous class in West Point history. Every graduate of the class who stayed in the military would attain the rank of General.

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Army recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America’s finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation’s greatest heroes, Dwight D. beyond telling the tale of this momentous event, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social and historical.

The Army Cadets football team Carlisle versus Army book the United States Military Academy in the college football team finished with the season with a record of 5–3.

Cadets offense scored points, while the defense allowed 59 points. On November 9, Army battled the Carlisle Indian Academy, which featured legendary athlete Jim Thorpe.

Head coach: Ernest Graves, Sr. (1st year of 2nd. 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 fathers and grandfathers fought their fathers.

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.

Carlisle Vs. Army Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle (Book): Anderson, Lars: Recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D.

Eisenhower. The story begins with the massacre of the Sioux by the U.S. Army was a national powerhouse, and few gave Carlisle’s team of Native Americans a chance to even keep the score close. But Warner’s troops more than held their own in this battle of styles and cultures, galvanized by their coach’s pre-game speech: “it was the fathers and grandfathers of these Army players who killed your fathers and.

Lars Anderson ’s book, Carlisle vs. Army, outlines the transformation of the Indian school squad into a national football powerhouse and its great star Jim Thorpe.

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. A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D.

beyond telling the tale of this momentous event, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social and historical context of the match, lending it. A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America’s finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation’s greatest heroes, Dwight D.

Eisenhower. But beyond telling the tale of this momentous event, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social and historical context of the match 4/5(2). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Carlisle vs. Army by Lars Anderson,Random House Trade Paperbacks edition, in English - Random House trade pbk. by: 2. APA Citation (style guide). Anderson, L. Carlisle vs. Army: Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the forgotten story of football's greatest battle. Random House trade paperback edition.

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[Lars Anderson] -- Describes the November 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.

A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted Jim Thorpe, one of America's finest athletes, against Dwight D.

Eisenhower, the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes. But beyond telling the tale of an epic /5(4).

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[Lars Anderson] -- Recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Comments Off on Carlisle vs. Army gives a thrilling, authoritative account of the events of an epic afternoon and is the best football book we have read in many a year.

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Carlisle vs Army By Jeff Labrecque Updated Aug at AM EDTAuthor: Jeff Labrecque.Carlisle Vs. Army Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle (Book): Anderson, Lars: Recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D.

Eisenhower. The story begins with the massacre of the Sioux by the U.S. Army.All text and illustration, except that in the public domain, is copyright and may not be reproduced in full or in part, nor any derivative works produced, in any medium whatsoever, without written permission from Carlile Media.

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