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To help you find military images, this page lists specific resources which are primarily archives of military photos, clip art, or other images.

The American Soldier, 1965: Artwork from the U.S. Army Center of Military History
The American Soldier, 1965: Artwork from the U.S. Army Center of Military History.

Today in WW II: 22 Sep 1943 Operation TOENAILS completed, with the occupation by US troops of all important islands in the New Georgia group, Central Solomons.   

Finding Military Photos, Clip Art and Images on the Internet

The Internet is an unprecedented resource for locating military photos, clip art and images. The pages of this Olive-Drab.com section are a guide to many of the best sites.

But don't overlook the obvious. For example, you can start with eBay especially for photos of World War II and other popular subjects. And right here on Olive-Drab.com, there are photos and other images on almost every page: for example, find wheeled vehicles, armor, helicopters and more on the Olive-Drab.com Military Vehicle Charts. For photos of firearms, see the Olive-Drab.com Military Firearms pages.

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of military wheeled vehicles, armor and other tracked vehicles, and artillery at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:

Motorcycle, Harley Davidson with sidecar, circa 1940.
M-12 155mm Gun Motor Carriage named Corregidor fires on German positions near St. Lo, France, 1944.
M4A3E8 Sherman Tank of the 25th Tank Bn., 14th Armored Div., with auxiliary sandbag armor.  ETO, circa 1945.
M578 Light Armored Recovery Vehicle.  This vehicle was Lot 1024 of The Jacques M. Littlefield Collection, Military Vehicle Technology Foundation, Portola Valley, CA, auctioned 11-12 July 2014 by Auctions America. Courtesy:   Auctions America by RM.
USMC patrol led by an M-26 Pershing Heavy Tank, followed by an M-4 Sherman and another M-26, hunts down North Korean guerrillas somewhere in amountainous region of Korea. 17 January 1951.
An M-151A2 1/4-ton jeep stands near a 438th Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft as other M-151s are loaded, Warner Robins Air Force Base, GA, 9 September 1989. The vehicles and other equipment are being delivered to Colombia as part of Operation Pour Over, a U.S. effort to aid the Colombian government.

The major search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.) have specialized search capabilities for images. Some have a separate video search feature as well, in addition to sites that specialize in video like YouTube. Check the home page for each of them and look for a link to "images" or "video" and try a test search for HMMWV or army jeep. In addition, Web Places has a specialized search engine for clip art which will help you find alternatives on the web for military graphics.

Military Photos, Clip Art and Images Sources

Olive-Drab.com has organized information about many of the best sources of military photos, clip art and images, including repositories in the U.S. military, collections in libraries and universities, and commercial services. For that in-depth selection, use these links to the deeper pages of this section:

Marilyn Monroe, motion picture actress, appearing with the USO Camp Show, Anything Goes, poses for the shutterbugs after a performance at the 3rd U.S.Infantry Division area. Korea, 17 February 1954. Photo: National Archives
Marilyn Monroe, motion picture actress, appearing with the USO Camp Show, "Anything Goes," poses for the shutterbugs after a performance at the 3rd U.S.Infantry Division area. Korea, 17 February 1954. Photo: National Archives.

Find More Information on the Internet

There are many fine websites that have additional information on this topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go. Use this Google web search form to get an up to date report of what's out there.

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