'Unconscious humour', 4 April 1945
Photograph by Sergeant Travis, Army Film and Photographic Unit, World War Two, North West Europe, 1945.
Sergeant J. D. Eilbeck writes 'No Way Out' on a portrait of Adolf Hitler in order to provide a 'no exit' sign at 156th Brigade Headquarters. When this photograph was taken the brigade, part of 52nd (Lowland) Division, had just crossed the Rhine (24 March 1945) and was pushing on towards Bremen in the face of bitter German resistance.
From a collection of 23 official photographs.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection