Gallery of Military Photos, Posters & Documents

Welcome to the Olive-Drab.com Gallery of Military Photos, Posters & Documents, an outstanding collection of military photos from World War II to the present, plus wartime posters, field and technical manuals, and many other interesting items.

WW II Doris Miller Pearl Harbor Hero 1942 Photo
WW II Doris Miller Pearl Harbor Hero 1942 Photo

Today in WW II: 27 Sep 1939 Siege of Warsaw ends with surrender of Polish forces to Germany, although pockets of resistance remain throughout Poland.  More 
27 Sep 1940 Germany, Italy and Japan sign Tripartite Pact.
27 Sep 1941 SS Patrick Henry, the first Liberty Ship, launched by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore, MD.
27 Sep 1943 Airfields near Foggia, on the east coast of Italy, captured by British, giving Allied air power the base to hit targets in France, Germany and the Balkans.
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Gallery of Military Photos, Posters & Documents

This collection was developed during years of sourcing photos and other items for the Olive-Drab.com website. It includes both well known images -- like the Iwo Jima flag raising -- along with many rare and extremely interesting items. The poster collection gathers many fine examples of war time recruiting, bond sales, and propaganda posters for your review. Documents such as Field Manuals and Technical Manuals as well as interesting items of militaria are included.

This page is a Category listing. Choose the category you are interested in from the list below, then click on it to see an array of thumbnail images of the items in that category. A randomly selected example is at the top of this page.

Military Vehicle Photos

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Military Photo and Poster Gallery Contents

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