Military Images: Photos, Movies, Clip Art

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: 17 Oct 1941 USS Kearny [DD-432] torpedoed but not sunk by German submarine U-568, near Iceland, killing 11 sailors, the first American military casualties of WW II.  More 
17 Oct 1943 At Gothenburg, about 10,000 seriously wounded and sick German and British POWs, about half from each side, make up the first British-German prisoner exchange of WW II [17-21 Oct].
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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.

Directory of Links to Military Photos and Graphic Images