Army & Navy And Civilian Defense: PRIVATE J. L. BARROW

While news photographers clucked and clicked, the heavyweight champion of the world stood impassively, as always, in this outfit he will wear for Uncle Sam. Joe Louis Barrow had passed his physical exam a few days before with the comment: "Guess I haven't got those flat feet I was afraid of." Asked what he would do if he saw a Jap, he drawled: "In the line of duty I'll defend myself." On the day he was due to report at camp, Joe left his suite in Harlem's best hotel, had his chauffeur drive him to Camp Upton, L.I. Said a worshipful...

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