Jersey Proud: Boxing heavyweight champ and US Army Sgt. Joe Louis

Despite being a sergeant in the Army, Joe Louis was also an active boxer. On March 4, 1942 Louis was at Fort Dix training for a boxing match.

News 12 Staff

Mar 5, 2021, 3:46 AM

Updated 1,208 days ago

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Despite being a sergeant in the Army, Joe Louis was also an active boxer. On March 4, 1942 Louis was at Fort Dix training for a boxing match. Soldiers from all over America who were based at Fort Dix got to see perhaps the greatest boxing heavyweight champion in person.


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