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Fields of battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war

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Flatiron Books
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2016
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"In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Duke University out of fear of further Japanese attacks on the West Coast. Shortly after this unforgettable game, many of the players and coaches left their respective colleges, entered the military, and went on to serve around the world in famous battlegrounds, from Iwo Jima and Okinawa to Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, where fate and destiny would bring them back together on faraway battlefields, fighting on the same team. Fields of Battle is a powerful story that sheds light on a little-known slice of American history where World War II and football intersect. Author Brian Curtis captures in gripping detail an intimate account of the teamwork, grit, and determination that took place on both the football and battle fields"--
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subject_facetCollege athletes -- United States -- Biography
Football coaches -- United States -- Biography
Football players -- United States -- Biography
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 -- Influence
Rose Bowl (Football game) -- (1942 : -- Durham, N.C.)
Rose Bowl (Football game) -- History -- 20th century
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Biography
title_displayFields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war
title_fullFields of Battle Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War
Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war / Brian Curtis
title_shortFields of battle
title_subPearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war
topic_facetCampaigns
College athletes
Football coaches
Football players
History
Influence
Nonfiction
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Soldiers
Sports & Recreations
World War, 1939-1945