Go Army, Go Navy — Great Philly Moments

Look back at great moments from the annual Army-Navy Game, which will be played yet again in Philadelphia this year.

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PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 14: Noah Copeland #34 of the Navy Midshipmen runs for a touchdown in the second quarter during a game against the Army Black Knights on December 14, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)
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For one day in December, Army Cadets and Navy Midshipmen go from brothers in arms to opponents in battle. It's a Philly tradition -- the annual Army-Navy Game -- many years.
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Let's take a look back at some of the best moments from the game in the past.
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The game stretches far beyond Philly. This dinner was held at the Army and Navy Club in Manila, Philippines during the Army-Navy Game in 1941. A war alert an hour earlier called away most of the Navy men. Navy eventually won the game 14-6.
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In 1945 President Harry S. Truman attended the Army-Navy Game -- since many presidents have attended.
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The packed crowd inside Philadelphia Municipal stadium for the 1948 Army-Navy Game, which ended in a 21-21 tie.
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Midshipmen cheering at the Army-Navy football game in 1949. Navy didn't have much to cheer about, losing 38-0.
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President Truman stood as he was applauded by spectators during the 1950 Army-Navy Game.
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West Point cadets, marching on game field before the 1953 game.
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In 1953 Army beat Navy 20-7. Bill Doremus was carried off the field on shoulders of cadets who rushed onto the field to hail winners.
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The convex view of the 1954 Army-Navy Game.
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The 1954 game at Municipal Stadium was won by Navy 27-20 despite another great game from Doremus.
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The view from the far end zone of the 1955 game won by Army 14-6.
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The Vet hosted 17 Army-Navy games from 1980 to 2001.
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Army won the 1996 game 28-24.
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President Bill Clinton continued the tradition of the Commander-in-Chief showing support for the military schools in 1996.
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The West Point Cadets use foam-rubber hands to cheer on Army during the 1998 game at the Vet.
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The 1998 game was marked as much by what happened off the field as on the field after a rail broke causing fans to fall -- nine people were injured and concerns about the game being held at the Vet began to surface.
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U.S. President George W. Bush flipped the coin before the 102nd Army-Navy Game in 2001.
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The game moved to Lincoln Financial Field for the 2003 contest. The Army Cadets lined up in formation before the game against the Navy.
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The 2003 game was played with snow around the field that didn't cool the Navy attack.
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The Navy defeated the Army 34-6 as the midshipmen celebrated.
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President Bush returned for the coin flip before the 2004 game.
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The winner of the game gets the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy -- Navy won 14 straight games from 2002 to 2015 before Army won the last two games.
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The Midshipmen again celebrated the victory.
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An Army Cadet watches the game in disbelief as Navy Midshipmen won the 2009 game 17-3.
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Who will march to victory this year? Find out Saturday down at the Linc.
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The game was played in Philly again in 2010, 2912, 2013, 2015 and 2017.
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The Army Black Knights mascot watches with the Cadets at the 2010 game.
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Hatfield, Pa.'s own John Howell had the big offensive play of the game as he hauled in a 77-yard TD.
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Navy won the 2010 game 31-17.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden performed the coin toss before the 2012 game in Philly.
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The Cadets of West Point march off the field before a game between the Army Black Nights and the Navy Midshipmen on Dec. 14, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Snow fell on the 2013 game in Philly.
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Noah Copeland and the Navy Midshipmen ran away with the 2013 game.
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Navy Midshipmen players sing their Alma mater after beating Army 34-7.
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Navy extended its winning streak to 13 straight by sinking Army 17-10 in 2014 in Baltimore.
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Members of Navy Midshipmen spell out 14 years in hopes of continuing their winning streak over the Army Black Knights in 2015 at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Members of the Navy parachute onto the the field before the 2015 Army-Navy Game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Col. Stephen Liszewski, 86th Commandant of Midshipmen United States Naval Academy, celebrates after a Navy Midshipmen intercepted the ball in the final minutes of the game at Lincoln Financial Field in 2015. The Navy Midshipmen defeated the Army Black Knights 21-17.
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Then President-elect Donald Trump attended the 2016 Army-Navy Game in Baltimore. The Commander-in-Chief will be in Philly for the 2018 game.
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