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Scrimmage for War: Pearl Harbor, Football, and World War II

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Scrimmage for War: Pearl Harbor, Football, and World War II - McWilliams, Bill
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In late November 1941, two college football teams - Willamette University and San Jose State - set sail for Honolulu for a series of games with the University of Hawaii. Instead of a festive few weeks of football and fun, the players found themselves caught up in the first days of the United States' war with Japan. For two weeks after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, the young men were recruited to dig and man trenches, string barbed wire, guard hotels, and join patrols as martial law took hold in Honolulu. ...

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Scrimmage for War: Pearl Harbor, Football, and World War II 2019, Stackpole Books

ISBN-13: 9780811738675

Hardcover