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List of American football games in Europe during World War II

List of American football games in Europe during World War II – the list included American football games played by US Servicemen in Europe during World War II. Games are listed in chronological order.

Date Location Winning team Losing team Final score Attendance Game
November 14, 1942 Belfast, United Kingdom Hale Yarvard 9–7 8,000[1] -
May 8, 1943 London, United Kingdom Crimson Tide Artillerymen Fighting Irish Engineers 19–6 25,000[2] -
February 13, 1944 London, United Kingdom Canada United States 16–6 30,000[3] Tea Bowl I
March 19, 1944 London, United Kingdom United States Canada 18–0 50,000[4] Coffee Bowl I
November 12, 1944 London, United Kingdom Army G.I.s Navy Bluejackets 20–0 ~40,000[5] G.I. Bowl
November 23, 1944 Nottingham, United Kingdom Troop Carrier Command Berger's Bouncers Henley's Hurricanes 6–0 25,000[6] -
November 26, 1944 Maastricht, Netherlands 29th Tactical Air Force Maroon Wave 9th Air Force Thunderbirds 3–0 ?[7] -
December 19, 1944 Paris, France 9th Air Force 1st General Hospital 6–0 20,000[8] Parc des Princes Bowl
December 30, 1944 Leeds, United Kingdom Air Services Command Bearcats Troop Carrier Command Berger's Bouncers 12–6 40,000[9] -
December 31, 1944 London, United Kingdom Air Services Command Warriors 8th Air Force Shuttle Raiders 13–0 12,000[10] Tea Bowl II
January 1, 1945 Belfast, United Kingdom Navy Army 0–0 ?[11] Potato Bowl
January 1, 1945 Marseille, France Railway Shop Battalion Unit Army All-Stars 37–0 18,000[12] Riviera Bowl
January 1, 1945 Florence, Italy 5th Army 12th Air Force 20–4 ?[13] Spaghetti Bowl
January 1, 1945 London, United Kingdom Army Air Base Bonecrushers Army Airway Rams 6–0 1,200[14] Coffee Bowl II

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Football at Ravenhill, November 1942".
  2. ^ "Harrisburg Telegraph".
  3. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  4. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  5. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  6. ^ "L'Europa lunga un piede".
  7. ^ "L'Europa lunga un piede".
  8. ^ "American Football in France".
  9. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  10. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  11. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".
  12. ^ "American Football in France".
  13. ^ "American Football in Italy".
  14. ^ "American Football in Great Britain".