This is the true story of two special sportsmen and the rivalry and friendship that existed between them. For one night, on the eve of the Second World War, the world stood still as the men, an Afro-American and a German, battled for the future of Western Civilisation. World Champion boxer Joe Louis met Max Schmeling, the only man who had ever beaten him. But who would emerge triumphant this time?
Cross-curricular focus: Social History