Military Books and Movies

Sgt. George Camblair using his weekend furlough to take his girlfriend to the movies, Washington, DC, September 1942
Sgt. George Camblair using his weekend furlough to take his girlfriend to the movies, Washington, DC, September 1942.

Today in WW II: 23 Aug 1939 Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia sign a mutual non-aggression pact [Ribbentrop-Molotov Agreement] with secret clauses giving the Soviets access to the Baltic states.  More 
23 Aug 1944 Following overthrow of dictator Marshal Ion Antonescu, Romania repudiates the Axis and joins the fight against Germany, cooperating with the Soviet Union.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

Military Books and Movies

Olive-Drab.com has selected certain books and movies for their special military interest to our visitors. We also list dealers who specialize in military theme books, movies, videos, art works and the like. You can find them here:

In addition to the specialists listed, Militaria Dealers and Surplus Dealers also often stock books and videos. You can search for dealers alphabetically from the menu on the bottom of every Olive-Drab.com page.

Military Books Newsletter

Perseus Books Group (PBG) offers a free subscription to their Military History Newsletter on the linked page. PBG publishes some of the best new military history books in the field by well-known contemporary military historians such as Richard Holmes, Alex Kershaw, Rockie Blunt, Edward G. Longacre. They also cover classics by Sun Tzu, B. Liddell Hart and others.

Books from Amazon.com

If you don't find what you want in the Olive-Drab.com lists of military books you can search Amazon.comSearch Amazon.com for any military book or video, new or used, or any other Amazon item. The total number of books in existence is about 65 million, and Amazon's amazing inventory includes a lot of them. Amazon.com also now includes CDs with military manuals or other government publications plus their site links to third party sellers with used copies of out of print volumes. Give Amazon.com a try, no matter what you are looking for -- you will rarely be disappointed.