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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.

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