Sport: Training for the Big Game

During World War I the Great Lakes Naval Training Station had the best football team in the U.S. This year a new generation of Great Lakes footballers, recruited from recent All-Americas, may go to the Rose Bowl again. But if physical fitness, mental discipline and the will-to-win cut any swath on a football field, the steam rollers that should blitz this year's college elevens will come from the Navy's four preflight training centers: St. Mary's, University of Iowa, University of Georgia, University of North Carolina.

These preflight schools, organized two months ago to make U.S. naval aviators the world's toughest fighters, have...

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