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Tanker, crew of M-3, with M-1928 submachine gun, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942
Tanker, member of the crew of an M-3 Lee, with M-1928 submachine gun, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942.

The Internet has many sources of military photos, ranging from official government archives to personal scrapbooks. This page has a selection of the best, both free and with fees.

Today in WW II: 2 Sep 1940 US-Great Britain Destroyers for Bases agreement, transferred 50 mothballed US destroyers to UK in exchange for land rights on British possessions.  More 
2 Sep 1945 Japanese formal surrender ceremony on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, remembered as VJ Day (Victory over Japan) in the US.
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Workers and dignitaries watch an M3 Lee tank demonstration outside the glass wall of the Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant, Warren, MI, 24 April 1941. Photo courtesy of Chrysler Group LLC
Instructor trainer Burt Cornelison teaches Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division at Camp New Jersey, Kuwait how to install Combat Identification Panels on a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. 2006
UN Bison Patrol Vehicle, Somalia.  HMMWV and M35 (left) also in photo.
M-3 Gun Motor Carriage, with 75mm gun, based on M-3 halftrack.  World War II period postcard.
An Army mechanic services the axle on a truck, Fort Knox, KY, June 1942.  This soldier serves as both truck driver and mechanic.  In the segregated Army of the time, African-Americans were often assigned to Transportation Companies.  Truck is not identified.
86th Combat Support Hospital Soldiers use an M-Gator All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) to transport a litter patient to the field hospital, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq, 30 Mar 2003.  HMMWV ambulance in background.

Military Image Search Engines

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.

Usenet Military Content

One corner of the Internet that is often overlooked is the Usenet. It is organized into subject matter interest groups across an extremely broad range of categories, including many with a military theme. There are a number of ways to access Usenet, reviewed on this Olive-Drab.com page.

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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