Joe Louis

The Brown Bomber

Avenges deafeat

Joseph Louis Barrow also known as chappy or the brown bomber faced Max Schmeling of Germany. Joe Louis k.o Max Schmeling in the first period.

Louis defeats Schmeling

k.o first round

Joe Louis defeats max Schmeling by a k.o in 4 minutes. He knocks Schmeling down 3 times. Then the 3rd time Schmeling stayed down for the count. Joe Louis wins and America celebrates but in the morning they are still segregated.

Jackie Robinson and Joe Louis

Joe and Jackie both fought in the army and fought for non segregation in the army. But they stood up and changed that. They ended up going to school to be a second lieutenant.

Joe Louis vs Max Schmeling II (22 06 1938)