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.
14 Jul 1945 Supreme headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), at Frankfurt-on-Main, was formally dissolved by General Eisenhower. 14 Jul 1945 Italy issues a formal declaration of war to Japan, effective July 15, its nearly defeated former Axis partner, gaining nothing but symbolic alliance with the victorious Allies. Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
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.