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.

M16A2 5.56mm Rifle Disassembly Chart
M16A2 5.56mm Rifle Disassembly Chart

Today in WW II: 12 Sep 1943 Germans attack the entire Allied front at the Salerno beachhead, an attempt to force the Allies off the beach, back to the sea, but Allies hold [12-14 Sep].  More 
12 Sep 1944 Second Quebec Conference [OCTAGON] begins between the British, Canadian and American military leaders [12-16 Sep].
12 Sep 1945 Japanese forces in southeast Asia surrender in ceremony at Singapore.
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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

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

Military Photo and Poster Gallery Contents

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