Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine. This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.
"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman. [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/ ]
Oberingenieur Rudolf Blaser on the wing of a Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-2 bearing the tactical marking < + I. This aircraft, Wernummer 20206, was flown by Oberfeldwebel Walter Grünlinger, wingman of the Gruppenkommandeur Hauptmann Josef Priller. Grünlinger had apparently just returned from a combat mission when this photograph was taken, and Blaser is seen explaining some technical aspects of the aircraft