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You don't scare me, communist piece of shit!
— Joseph Bowman's last words

Joseph Bowman was a member of the SOG Team in Call of Duty: Black Ops. Bowman participated in the Bay of Pigs Invasion alongside Alex Mason and Frank Woods. Bowman also helped rescue Weaver from the clutches of Lev Kravchenko. Bowman was a brave soldier. He was killed by an unnamed Soviet soldier in the level "Payback". He was voiced by Ice Cube.

Battle vs. John "Soap" MacTavish (by Sport Shouting)[]

The votes are in. Joseph Bowman or John "Soap" MacTavish. Let's find out.

Joseph Bowman and 4 American Military soldiers are walking around a warehouse. One of Bowman's men is then shot and falls dead.

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Bowman's troops turn to find Soap and 4 Task Force 141 soldiers, one of them sniping. One of Bowman's men throws a grenade at the sniper and kills him.


Bowman's men charge. Bowman shoots and kills a Task Force 141 soldier with the Commando.

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Task Force 141 retreats into the warehouse. As they hear the footsteps of Bowman's troops approaching, one of Soap's men tosses a smoke grenade. Bowman's men are blinded and 2 get killed. One by the M4A1 and 1 by the USP .45.

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Soap and his men run. They head for stairs. 2 of them make it up but one is shot by Bowman's last soldier.

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Bowman takes the WA2000 and his soldier pulls out his M1911. Bowman's soldier walks up the stairs. He is then shot in the neck by Soap's last soldier but he dies killing Bowman's last man due to being shot by Bowman's WA2000.

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Soap hides for cover. Bowman draws his M1911. Bowman sees Soap and fires. He misses every time. In disgust, Bowman yells and runs after Soap. Soap is cornered by Bowman. Bowman attempts to fire his gun but he realizes that its out of ammo. Soap draws the USP and fires through Bowman's left eye. Soap yells and kicks Bowman's dead body.

Winner- John "Soap" MacTavish

Expert's Opinion[]

While a close battle for these two warriors, John "Soap" MacTavish stood victorious because he had a harder hitting arsenal of more advanced weaponry, better training and because he had more tactical skill like stealth mastery on his side. In the end, Soap's superior control of the battlefield with his tactics and weapons simply outgunned Bowman.

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