Gallery of Military Photos, Posters & Documents

Welcome to the 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 President Roosevelt and Major General George S. Patton
WW II President Roosevelt and Major General George S. Patton

Today in WW II: 16 Mar 1942 German V-2 rocket's first test launch fails as it explodes on launch. More 
16 Mar 1945 Formal end of fighting on Iwo Jima although pockets of Japanese resistance remain.
16 Mar 1945 Würzburg, Germany 90 percent destroyed in 20 minute raid by British RAF bomber Group Number 5, with 5000 dead and missing.
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Gallery of Military Photos, Posters & Documents

This collection was developed during years of sourcing photos and other items for the 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