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 Army Field Communications Center 1943 Photo
WW II Army Field Communications Center 1943 Photo

Today in WW II: 11 Oct 1939 Letter signed by Albert Einstein is delivered to US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging the United States to rapidly develop the atomic bomb before Germany does, the inspiration for the Manhattan Project.  More 
11 Oct 1942 Battle of Cape Esperance: US and Japanese naval forces clash off northwest coast of Guadalcanal. US victory opens supply lines for Allies, prevents Japanese reinforcement.
11 Oct 1942 Wave of relentless Luftwaffe air attacks against Malta begins, continuing for 17 days with heavy losses of British and German planes and pilots.
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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.

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