Army & Navy store combined with the Evangeline Museum
Saint Martinville, LA, November 1938.
Today in WW II: 2 Aug 1939 Albert Einstein writes to Pres. Roosevelt about the potential for a uniquely powerful uranium weapon and indications of German interest in it, the inspiration for the Manhattan Project. More ↓
2 Aug 1943 Revolt by inmates of Treblinka death camp; guards and one SS officer killed and over 200 hundred inmates escaped; a few avoided death or recapture.
2 Aug 1943 Future US President John F. Kennedy's motor torpedo boat PT-109 is rammed by a Japanese destroyer in the Solomon Islands.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.
Olive-Drab.com provides military theme apparel, coffee mugs and other items, plus photo collections, individual hi-res images, and a lot of interesting ways to leverage the many military photos and images for your use in other ways.
Olive-Drab.com Apparel and Gifts
Olive-Drab.com store at Zazzle
A new Olive-Drab.com Military Theme Merchandise store is available in partnership with Zazzle. You can select from a range of Olive-Drab.com customized and exclusive images and have t-shirts, other apparel, coffee mugs and more individually printed with your design selection. Perfect as gifts or for personal use as a statement of your interests.
Zazzle was selected for this work based on experience with their quality and on-time delivery. Olive-Drab.com visitors choose Zazzle! Multiple top flight brands are available and you can select from many colors and styles. Check it out!
Olive-Drab.com Recommended Military Books and Movies
In the Military Books and Movies section of Olive-Drab.com we have collected many of the most important and interesting titles across the range of military subject matter, covering printed books, electronic books, and video of military fiction and documentaries. In the Recommended Military Books section, current books and classics are listed with brief reviews, organized under more than fifteen categories. Sales are conducted through our affiliation with the ultra-efficient Amazon.com.
Olive-Drab.com Photo Collections
The Olive-Drab.com website is noted for its exceptional presentation of photos of military equipment and historical events. The photos, posters, and documents are part of a vast archive of materials that originate in private collections and public repositories that have been researched by Olive-Drab.com for decades.
Now Olive-Drab.com is making some of these images available for your own use on your own computer or website. These collections each contain hundreds of digital images organized by subject, time period, and document size. Here is the first collection, available now:
Click on the link for more information about the collection and how to buy it. For individual images and high-resolution photos, visit the Olive-Drab.com Historical Military Photo and Poster Gallery and our sister site MilitaryMashUp.com.