Artifact Details

Title

Display listing German weaknesses in using Enigma during World War II

Catalog Number

102652253

Type

Still Image

Dimensions

14 x 11 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a color image of a display listing German weaknesses in using the Engima machines during World War II. The text is black against a tan background. Part of the text on the display is cropped. The display reads "The Weakness of the Ger...Enigma" and "If used properly it was unbreakable BUT the Germans made mistakes". The display goes on to list procedural errors, key security, and cribs that the Germans were careless at times. Light is coming from the direction of the camera which is seen being reflected off the display.

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph; Flash photograph

Subject

Enigma (Computer)

Lot Number

X7413.2015