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In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.
John Ford cast Jack Lemmon as Ens. Frank Pulver in Mister Roberts (1955) after having seen him test for this film.
This is Marty Maher. Whitey Larson.
Martin 'Marty' Maher: How do you do, sir?
Jim O'Carberry: If you have any trouble with horses, drop around and see Marty.
Whitey Larson: But he's in the infantry!
Jim O'Carberry: Well naturally! He knows horses. You don't think they'd put him in the cavalry, do ya?
During the Army/Notre Dame football game of 1913, actors referred to Notre Dame as The Fighting Irish. At the time the team name was actually The Catholics, and the name Fighting Irish was not adopted officially until 1927.
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