“The Mosquito Bowl” follows athletes-turned-Marines through life and death

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Football player Dave Schreiner recieves a pass
UW–Madison’s David Nathan “Dave” Schreiner was one of the athletes-turned-Marines to play in the Mosquito Bowl. Photo courtesy of the UW Madison Archives, #S17500.

The Mosquito Bowl was a football game played between Marines training in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. We talk with the author of a book about the life and death of the Marines who played in the Mosquito Bowl.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Buzz Bissinger Guest

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