ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Joe Louis, 1966
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 28, 2020
Bob Milnes ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, West Germany, September, 1966: Boxing great Joe Louis talks with reporters as he waits for his ride after arriving at the Frankfurt airport. Louis, a World War II veteran who is regarded by many as the best heavyweight boxer of all time, was in Germany to watch another contender for that honor — Muhammad Ali — take on local favorite Karl Mildenberger.
Stars and Stripes' 1966 story about Joe Louis's arrival in Germany.