Max Schmeling was born on September 28, 1905 in Klein Luckaw, Brandenburg, Germany. He won the World Heavyweight Title on June 12, 1930 in a bout with Jack Sharkey. He also held the German Light Heavyweight, European Light Heavyweight and German Heavyweight Titles. He retired after losing to Richard Vogt on October 31, 1948 with a final record of 56-10-4 with 38 KO's. Presented here is a wire photo of Max Schmeling in Berlin on November 2, 1941 standing in the ring acknowledging the crowd with the Nazi salute. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Clear image. Several stains on back, two of which have bled into the front. Mild crease in upper right corner. 5" x 7 1/2."