What are the links to Olive-Drab.com on Facebook and other Social Media?
The Internet social media have grown to dominate the means of interconnecting people, organizations, and web sites into a global conversation. This information sharing provides many avenues for sharing and expanding the information content of web resources. Olive-Drab.com and its sister site MilitaryMashUp.com are not exceptions. On this page, the ways to use the social media for enhanced value are listed.
Senior Airman Amber Ashcraft, 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs photographer, updates the Facebook page of Barksdale Air Force Base, LA, 8 August 2011.
Today in WW II: 22 Jun 1940 Vichy France signs armistice with Germany, staged at Compiegne, in the same railway car where Germany surrendered to the Allies in 1918, at the end of WW I. More ↓
22 Jun 1940 Army sub-committee of the US Ordnance Department's Technical Committee, issued proposed specifications for a new lightweight vehicle that was to become the first military jeep.
22 Jun 1941 Croations form the First Sisak Partisan Brigade, the first anti-fascist resistance group in occupied Europe.
22 Jun 1941 Operation Barbarossa, German invasion of the Soviet Union, ends the 1939 'nonaggression' pact.
22 Jun 1941 As the Germans invade the USSR, Germany's allies declare war on the Soviet Union: Italy, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia.
22 Jun 1941 Britain promises all possible aid to the Soviet Union as the Germans invade.
22 Jun 1944 Soviet forces clear Wehrmacht from Belarus, destroying German Army Group Centre and liberating all Russian territory still held by the Germans from Operation Bagration.
22 Jun 1944 British and Indian troops defeat the Japanese at the Battle of Kohima, India [4 Apr - 22 Jun].
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
Olive-Drab.com Facebook, Blogs, and Social Media
The most active community is on Facebook, with many participants leaving comments and sometimes their own photos. Most days there are at least two featured photos posted with captions and links to more information. Other followers add comments about their own experiences and point of view or offer corrections to the caption.
These pages are interlinked. For example, each Facebook post is Tweeted to @olivedrabcom and is duplicatad on Blogger. The Blogger post is also added to the Google+ page.
We encourage everyone to follow one or more of these services and, if you like, join in the discussions.