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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: 24 Oct 1944 US 7th Fleet units block southern approaches to Leyte while 3rd Fleet aircraft attack Japanese task forces in the Sibuyan Sea [Center Force] and Sulu Sea [Southern Force].  More 
24 Oct 1944 Battle of Surigao Strait: last battleship vs battleship action in history; Japanese Navy Southern Force ambushed by US Navy 7th Fleet; heavy Japanese losses [Leyte, 24-25 Oct].
24 Oct 1945 United Nations organization officially comes into existence.
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Federal troops support racial integration at the University of Mississippi. Oxford MS, 10 October 1962.  Military Police jeep is M38A1.
Jeep used as a field ambulance by US troops in the Caribbean area, 3 June 1942. A modified field ambulance, it can be used in an emergency or over rough terrain. This is the first time an Army jeep has been used as a field ambulance; no new equipmenr is needed other than that used in the regular field ambulance.
M-39 Armored Utility Vehicle (AUV), a variant of the M18 Gun Motor Carriage,
M345 Flatbed Trailer, 10 Ton 4-wheel, manufactured in 1971 by Elliott Machine Works.  Hawthorne, NV, January 2013. Courtesy: Government Liquidation LLC.
An M-46 General Patton tank drives out of the bow door of LST-914 at the  invasion of Wonsan, Korea, 2 November 1950.
M1070 truck-tractor with M1000 semitrailer (HETS) carrying M1 Abrams tank, as engineers check bridge capacity.

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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