ETO Autumn 1943
|17.10.1943||Elm Park, Reading||Red Tornado||14||Gremlins||0|
|24.10.1943||Wellingborough||Engineering Bulldozers||0||Ball Toters||0|
|31.10.1943||Elm Park, Reading||Skytrain||0||Red Tornado||0|
|28.11.1943||Oxford University||Army Blues||0||Army Greens||0|
|05.12.1943||White City Stadium||Central Base Pirates||8||8th Air Force Commandos||0|
|12.12.1943||St. Helen’s Stadium, Swansea||101st Screaming Eagles||6||Invaders||6|
The Autumn 1943 European Theater of Operations (ETO) Football Championshp, among American soldiers in World war II, is notable for the appearance of the Bulldozers, an African-American Engineering team. The Championship was a series of “Turkey Bowl” style games, named after Thanksgiving, around which most games were played.
 Foglio, Massimo & Ford, Mark L. (2017) Touchdown in Europe – How American Football Came to the Old Continent. pg. 47-82. Published by the author.
Thanks to Todd Zboyan, Sondra Maher, Rick Kelley & Tim Leadingham.
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