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: 30 Aug 1941 German Lorenz SZ40 teleprinter operator sent a 4,000 character message twice, allowing British mathematician Bill Tutte and others at Bletchley Park to decipher the machine's coding mechanism. More↓
30 Aug 1942 Germany formally annexes Luxembourg to the German Reich, triggering a general strike the next day protesting German Army conscription. 30 Aug 1942 Battle of Alam el Halfa, between Rommel's German force and British Commenwealth troops under Montgomery, south of El Alamein, the end of last major Axis offensive of their Western Desert campaign [30 Aug-5 Sep]. 30 Aug 1944 Last remnants of German forces retreat across the Seine River, bringing Operation Overlord to a successful conclusion. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
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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.