Sport: Rah, Rah, U.S.A.

This week the U.S. Army launched its first football offensive. In Los Angeles, where Army officials have limited sport crowds to 5,000 since Pearl Harbor, 55,000 football fans were permitted to gather in the Memorial Coliseum to watch an All-Army team tackle the Washington Redskins, the first of eight games with big-league professional outfits. The goal: $1,000,000 for Army Relief.

The All-Army squad, culled from the 1,500 recent varsity players now in khaki, is split into two task forces: Eastern and Western. The Western group is coached by Major Wallace Wade, whose Alabama and...

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