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This section of Olive-Drab.com provides information about numerous sources of photos, movies, clip art and other military images. The section on photo archives, in particular, will show you how to access hundreds of thousands of archived photos courtesy of the U.S. Government.

SSGT Jason Weland, 31st Communications Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, eating Meals Ready to Eat (MRE`s) during lunch break while in support of Exercise Silver Flag.  Photographed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 12 October 2003
SSGT Jason Weland, 31st Communications Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, eating Meals Ready to Eat (MRE`s) during lunch break while in support of Exercise Silver Flag. Photographed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 12 October 2003.

Today in WW II: 22 Oct 1941 Delayed bomb set by the Soviets detonates in Romanian headquarters, killing 67 people including the Romanian commander and other Romanian and German officers.  More 
22 Oct 1943 German industrial and population center of Kassel targeted by 569 RAF bombers that dropped more than 1,800 tons of bombs, causing heavy damage in a firestorm.
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Military Photos and Graphic Images

For military photos, start right here. Almost every page of Olive-Drab.com includes one or more photos or images illustrating past and present military operations, equipment, weapons, culture or life. Most of these are selected from official U.S. Government collections that are gradually becoming available on-line. This directory provides links to the best sources available through the Internet.

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Military Vehicle Photos

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

Heavy bombs are loaded by a crawler crane onto a wheeled trailer by Air Service Command soldiers in preparation for a 13th AAF bomber mission, Philippines, circa 1945.  Truck at right rear appears to be GMC CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6.
M4 Sherman medium tanks returned from ETO being loaded on flat cars, Norfolk Army Base, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Norfolk, VA, 11 January 1946.
M-24 Chaffee Light Tanks keep order in Yugoslav DP camp, 1945.
M151 jeeps from the 2nd Marine Division are filled up with gas prior to the start of Operation Northern Wedding 82, Oxsbol, Denmark, 13 September 1982.  Leading jeep at right is M151A@ with M151A1 at keft,
A utility landing craft unloads M51 5-ton 6x6 dump trucks driven by members of the 24th Marine Amphibious Unit, deployed near Beirut, Lebanon, April 1983.
Evergreen boughs are used to camouflage tanks of the 745th Tank Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, US First Army, as they roll through former German road block in Gladbach, Germany, 1 March 1945.

Directory of Links to Military Photos and Graphic Images

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