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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: 22 Jul 1942 Japanese invade Papua, New Guinea at Basabua then move along the northeast coast of New Guinea to Buna, beginning a long campaign.  More 
22 Jul 1942 Daily gassing of Jews from Warsaw begins at Treblinka; 4000 men, women, children killed daily, the largest slaughter of any single community during the Holocaust [22 Jul-12 Sep].
22 Jul 1944 Setbacks in the Japanese war effort force the resignation of Hideki Tojo as Prime Minister of Japan.
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Two Air Tattoo performers ride a jeep across the Travis Air Force Base flightline before their dance number on stage, Travis AFB, CA, 19 April 2003.  Aircraft appears to be C-5 Galaxy.
M13 Director Trailer, 4-wheel.  This trailer is a modification of the M7 Generator Trailer, used to transport the M9 or M10 fire direction computer for an antiaircraft artillery battery from circa 1943 through the end of World War II and afterward.
M4 Sherman medium tanks of 756th Tank Batallion, Fifth Army, moving along road to San Maria Infante from Minturno, Italy, 12 May 1944. Knocked out British tank has been there for months.
XM-577 Armored Command Post Carrier, a prototype eventually standardized as the M-577.  Photo circa 1962.
Rear view of the Mack NO 7 1/2-ton 6x6 artillery prime mover, showing proper routing of brake lines when towing so they are not pinched off during a turn, circa 1943.
M5 High Speed Tractor, used as prime mover for towed artillery.

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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