World War II
Saturday, October 15, 2022
From Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights, comes The Mosquito Bowl, the story of an epic football game. On Christmas Eve of 1944, when the 4th and 29th Marine regiments found themselves in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, their ranks included one of the greatest pools of football talent ever assembled. When the trash-talking between the 4th and 29th over who had the better football team reached a fever pitch, it was decided they would play each other.