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The Army-Navy game back home holds everyone's attention (and everyone's bet money) until an artillery barrage forces the camp to dispose of an unexploded shell.
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The title refers to the annual college football game between the United States Military Academy (USMA) (West Point, New York) and the United States Naval Academy (USNA) (Annapolis, Maryland) that embodies the spirit of the inter-service rivalry. See more
When the shelling starts, a table in the foreground with glasses and bottles on it barely moves, then suddenly tips up to throw everything on it onto the ground. During subsequent shells, the table doesn't even rock, showing that it was obviously tipped up by someone off screen. See more
Lt. Col. Henry Blake
Pierce, are you scared?
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce
Don't be silly, I'm too frightened to be scared.
References Knute Rockne All American
Auld Lang Syne
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by Loretta Swit See more