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Military Photo Resources on the Web
The web is full of military photos and more are added daily. This page is a list of a few high quality sources that do not fit into the other categories of the Military Photo Resources section of Olive-Drab.com.
There are now thousands of sites like these with military photos and video, many gathered into the online communities like WebShots or YouTube. Others are personal websites or sponsored by a military oriented organization. In any event, the amount of military photos on the web keeps increasing.
Website Collections of Military Photos & Video
Archives Normandie is a French site with photos of World War II in Europe, 1939-1945.
Clipart.com has a huge number of photos and clipart that can be searched and accessed from their web site.
eBay, has a wealth of photos of the items on auction. Thousands of military items, including everything from ration books to army trucks, are on sale at any given time and most of them have photos of the item as part of the listing. If you email the seller they will usually give permission to use their photo for reasonable purposes.
The Flickr on-line community houses billions of the world's photos, many with military subject matter. Join for free to browse the collection, to add your own uploads, or to converse about it in their groups.
FreeFoto.com has military photos on file, available via their search capability.
Free Military Photos is a website to showcase some of the great work being done by journalists and non-journalists in the military. All of the photos used are in the public domain.
Google has indexed the photo collection of Life Magazine and offers a special search capability to those photos (and other images). Click here to go to the special home page for that search. You can also add "source:life" to any Google image search.
Pinterest is an online pinboard where you can organize and share things you love. Free to join, then you can browse pinboards created by other people, a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interest in military vehicles or other subjects.
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.
This web site offers the photos of Staff Sgt. William Heller (3rd Signal Company, 3rd Infantry Div.) for web or commercial use. An outstanding collection of WW II photos with a wide range of subject matter.
Paul Nann's Military Aviation Photo Gallery has a large number of photos of British, American, European, and other countries' military aircraft.
MilitaryImages.Net was set up by a retired British soldier, designed to get military photos out of the attic and shoebox, onto the Internet for everyone to see. Upload your images and enjoy the postings by others. The site also hosts discussion forums on military topics. The quality is excellent and set up with a great deal of care. There are thousands of photos, growing daily from an expanding community of users.
MilitaryMashUp.com has a database of thousands of military photos, featuring lots of jeeps, trucks, and tracked vehicles from WW II to the present. In addition, their "mash-up" format gives easy integrated access to the Google, Yahoo, and YouTube image search engines.
Militaryphotos.net has a wealth of discussion forums with postings of photos and sources of photos. Highly recommended.
The Military Vehicle Photos Image Library contains many photos for and by army, navy and airforce vehicle enthusiasts and professionals. There are over a hundred pictures and comments on the site for you to browse through.
Mil-Mod is a website especially for the military modeler of U.S. Army Military Equipment including U.S. Military Equipment used by Allied Forces. Exceptionally well done site with great photo and drawing resources.
Prime Portal was set up as a collecting point for military photos and modelers reference from around the world. Using donated photos from military posts and other contributors, Prime Portal has grown into one of the most impressive collections on the Internet.
RealMilitaryFlix.com has a large collection of original military training and news films as well as still photos and other military related images.
Skylighters photo galleries are devoted to the exploits and equipment of the 225th AAA Searchlight Battalion, as well as to other WW II photo presentations.
TeachersFirst Pearl Harbor and World War II Resources is a collection of reviewed multimedia resources selected to help teachers and students honor Pearl Harbor Day and the important events of World War II through related projects and classroom activities.
Vietnam Picture Index from guys who were there. Dedicated to all who served on 27 November 1968.
World War II Archives Foundation has a large collection of National Archives information, documents, photographs and video plus many other items related to the war period.
The World War II database has a seies of web-based slideshows covering many aspects of World War II in photo images. This is the 2000-2001 thesis project of Jason McDonald at Fordham University.
World War II In Color has a large gallery of color photos from U.S. archives as well as German, Russian, Japanese, British and Italian photos.
YouTube.com has many videos with military content. Everything from WW II newsreels to personal video from deployed soldiers, reenactment groups, and vehicle owners can be found using their search box.
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.
For good results, try entering this: military photos. Then click the Search button.