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Photograph of Diary of Eva Braun

Photograph of Diary of Eva Braun

This is a photograph of the cover of the diary of Eva Braun. Historic Photograph File of National Archives Events and Personnel

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Frank H. Presley, taken at Guadalcanal. 1LT Presley is an ace pilot and is credited with 6 kills. His hometown is Encinitas, California (CA)

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Guadalcanal Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Onenken, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service... More

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Wallace E. Sigler, taken at Guadalcanal, May 9, 1943. 1LT Sigler is an ace pilot and is credited with 5 kills

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Guadalcanal Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SGT E. Hart Jr, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

Dick Lee's machine shop crew at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory during World War II. Morgue 1944-73 (P-1). Taken approximately between 1941 and 1945. [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Dick Lee's machine shop crew at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory during Wo...

Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ), Hyde Phillips, taken November 18, 1943. MAJ Phillips is an Ace Pilot credited with 5 kills

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft on the Beaches of France

Photograph of a B-26 Martin Marauder Giving Cover to the Landing Craft...

Original caption: One of the many B-26 Martin Marauders of the 9th AF is shown over the coast of France during the early morning giving a cover to the landing craft shown on the beaches below. These hard-hitti... More

Bombing Target Sites on the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts

Bombing Target Sites on the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts

This map outlines the areas of the Quabbin Reservoir used as dive bombing targets during World War II. Property Disposal Files

Photograph of the USS West Virginia and the USS Tennessee after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of the USS West Virginia and the USS Tennessee after the Ja...

Original caption: The USS West Virginia (BB45) and the USS Tennessee (BB43) after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of USS Arizona Burns at Pearl Harbor after Japanese Attack

Photograph of USS Arizona Burns at Pearl Harbor after Japanese Attack

Original caption: USS Arizona burns at Pearl Harbor after Japanese attack. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of Burning and Damaged Ships at Pearl Harbor

Photograph of Burning and Damaged Ships at Pearl Harbor

Original caption: Burning and damaged ships at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of Captured Japanese Two-Man Submarine at Bellows Field after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of Captured Japanese Two-Man Submarine at Bellows Field aft...

Original caption: Captured Japanese two-man submarine at Bellows Field, T.H. after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Signing the Declaration of War Against Japan

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Signing the Declaration ...

Original caption: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the declaration of war against Japan. Photographs of Notable Personalities

Photograph of General View of the House Of Representatives in Washington

Photograph of General View of the House Of Representatives in Washingt...

Original caption: General view of the House of Representatives in Washington, December 8, 1941 as President Roosevelt asked for a declaration of war against Japan. ... More

UNITED We Are Strong.  United We Will Win.  OWI Poster No. 64. [Koerner]
For Victory!  June 14 - United Nations Day [Jan Clausing]

For Victory! June 14 - United Nations Day [Jan Clausing]

Original Artwork for World War II Posters

Col. N. Butler Briscoe (sitting at center), commander

Col. N. Butler Briscoe (sitting at center), commander

Col. N. Butler Briscoe (sitting at center), commander of Fort Knox, shares a light moment with officers from newly arrived Black WAC officers at Fort Knox, Kentucky, in 1943. Vera Harrison is suspected of being... More

[Factory worker testing a rifle] Battle Begins With Your Job. Do It Right.
Kinda give it your personal attention, will you?  MORE PRODUCTION [Roese]
"Today We Own Germany-and Tomorrow the Whole World"-Storm Troopers Song.  What Do You Say America?

"Today We Own Germany-and Tomorrow the Whole World"-Storm Troopers Son...

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to Nazi Germany, World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[German soldier looking on as man is hanged and two small children comfort each other]

[German soldier looking on as man is hanged and two small children com...

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Talk Is Not Cheap.  Loose Talk Can Cost Lives [R.B. Yelie]

Talk Is Not Cheap. Loose Talk Can Cost Lives [R.B. Yelie]

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to World War Two, Navy ships, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Nurse having a nurse's cap place on her head] [Victor Keppler]
Bowl Them Over.  MORE PRODUCTION. (Information on cover sheet: War Production Board, Washington, D.C. A-16.  There is a revision piece.)
Avenge December 7 [Bernard Perlin]

Avenge December 7 [Bernard Perlin]

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph of beverage advertisement, food, drinks, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Edwin J. Herman Jr., taken at Vella La Vella, November 14, 1943. 1LT Herman is an Ace Pilot credited with 8 kills. His hometown is Dallas, Texas

World War II (WWII) area photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vella La Vella Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SGT White, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service... More

Aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock

Aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock

This photograph is an aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock with BB-61 USS Iowa in Dry Dock #3, USS Bunker Hill at East Jetty, and AP-21 USS Wakefield at the pier. Administrative History of the First Naval District ... More

Aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock

Aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock

This photograph is an aerial view of US Naval Dry Dock with BB-61 USS Iowa in Dry Dock #3, USS Bunker Hill at East Jetty, and AP-21 USS Wakefield at the pier. Administrative History of the First Naval District ... More

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inspects Troops from Jeep at Camp Anfa, Casablanca, Charles Fredericks in the Background

President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inspects Troops from Jeep at Camp Anfa...

Photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt Public domain photograph of World War Two military equipment, vehicle, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Anti-Aircraft Training Center

Anti-Aircraft Training Center

This photograph is an aerial view of the anti-aircraft training center in Newport, Rhode Island. Administrative History of the First Naval District in World War II

Soldier Receiving a Medical Exam

Soldier Receiving a Medical Exam

This photograph depicts a soldier as he receives a medical examination before deployment overseas during World War II. Administrative Records

An American Liberty Ship

An American Liberty Ship

This photograph depicts an American Liberty ship as it is loaded with supplies in Boston. Administrative Records

Italian Prisoner of War (POW) Lumber Salvage Workers

Italian Prisoner of War (POW) Lumber Salvage Workers

Administrative Records Public domain photograph of industrial workers, factory building, work, assembly line, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

U.S. troops wade into the water as they stormed Omaha

U.S. troops wade into the water as they stormed Omaha

U.S. troops wade into the water as they stormed Omaha beach on June 6, 1944. The iconic photograph of the Normandy landings is called “Into the Jaws of Death” and was shot by U.S. Coast Guard photographer's mat... More

Camp Myles Standish Lounge

Camp Myles Standish Lounge

This is a photograph of the Library Lounge North Service Club for EM at Camp Myles Standish. Administrative Records

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

AGC-8 Communication Ship, USS Mount Olympus

This photograph shows the AGC-8 Communication Ship, the USS Mount Olympus which was built by the Boston Navy yard. The hull of the ship was built by North Carolina Ship Building Company and was completed in Ju... More

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of Soldiers Crouching Behind the Bulwarks of a Coast Guard ...

Original caption: French Coast Dead Ahead- Helmeted Yankee soldiers crouch, tightly packed, behind the bulwarks of a Coast Guard landing barge in the historic sweep across the English Channel to the shores of N... More

Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the North African coast

Photograph of American Troops during Final Amphibious Maneuvers on the...

Original caption: Invaders Hit the Shore in Invasion Maneuvers- American troops, carrying rifles and light fighting equipment, spring through the surf from Coast Guard-manned landing craft in final amphibious m... More

A bird's-eye view of landing craft, barrage balloons

A bird's-eye view of landing craft, barrage balloons

A bird's-eye view of landing craft, barrage balloons and Allied troops landing in Normandy, France, on D-Day, June 6, 1944. U.S. Maritime Commission photo

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normandy

Photograph of Men and Assault Vehicles Storming the Beaches of Normand...

Original caption: Men and assault vehicles storm the beaches of Normandy as allied landing craft make a dent in Germany's West Wall on June 6, 1944. As wave after wave of landing craft unload their cargo, men ... More

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto Omaha Beach

Photograph of American Assault Troops with Full Equipment Moving onto ...

Original caption: American assault troops with full equipment move onto Omaha Beach behind heavy material including half-tracks and DUKWS. Smoke in the background is from Naval gunfire supporting the landing. ... More

An aerial photo of Hiroshima showing the destruction

An aerial photo of Hiroshima showing the destruction

An aerial photo of Hiroshima showing the destruction caused the atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945. The photo was in possession of Ralph Richard Hayes, former 20th Air Force, Army Air Corps, 421st Bombardment Squadron... More

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Presenting the Bronze Star Medal to Corporal John H. Reese, Corporal Harry D. McMahan and Tec 5 Ernest Geibel

Photograph of Major General Norman Cota Presenting the Bronze Star Med...

Original caption: Lahr, Germany. Major General D. Cota, CG, 28th Division, U.S. First Army, Presents the Bronze Star Medal to L. to R., Cpl. John H. Reese of Brigham City, Utah; CPL Harry D. McMahan of Federals... More

Photograph of the Guns on the U.S.S. Indiana Ready for an Air Attack

Photograph of the Guns on the U.S.S. Indiana Ready for an Air Attack

General Photographic File of the Department of Navy Public domain image of a U.S. navy ship during World War Two, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

DE-537 USS Rizzi

DE-537 USS Rizzi

This photograph shows the DE-537 USS Rizzi, which has a 306 geared turbine, and was built by Boston Navy Yard. Administrative History of the First Naval District in World War II

Photograph of the U.S.S. Missouri as It Enters Tokyo Bay for the Surrender Ceremony

Photograph of the U.S.S. Missouri as It Enters Tokyo Bay for the Surre...

General Photographic File of the Department of Navy Public domain photograph of Imperial Japan, Japanese empire, during World War Two, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

USS Mason at Boston Navy Yard

USS Mason at Boston Navy Yard

Original caption: First Predominately Negro Ship. Commissioned U.S.S. Mason, Boston Navy Yard. Administrative History of the First Naval District in World War II

Harpo Marx Talks with President Harry S. Truman

Harpo Marx Talks with President Harry S. Truman

Caption: Entertainer Harpo Marx (left) talks with President Harry S. Truman (right) at Fairfield Air Base in Suisan, California. President Truman stopped in California on his way to Wake Island to meet with Gen... More

An air-to-air left side view of four B-24 Liberator aircraft in formation. The B-24 was built for World War II combat

An air-to-air left side view of four B-24 Liberator aircraft in format...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The full length view of the Chamael memorial stained glass window in the camp chapel, (Protestant), depicting the 2nd Marine Division during World War II and the hoisting of the flag over Pirate Fort, Tripoli 1805. The window was completed September 5th, 1945

The full length view of the Chamael memorial stained glass window in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Reginald D. Brooks ... More

Aerial view of "Hercules" seaplane built by Howard Hughes during the closing months of World War II. Designed to carry large loads safe from German U-boats, advances in anti-submarine warfare made the plane obsolete before it was completed. It was flown by Hughes once, for about a mile, in 1947. It is expected to go on public display late this year

Aerial view of "Hercules" seaplane built by Howard Hughes during the c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Long Beach State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Robert G. Swan Release Status: Released to ... More

Turkish sailors board the destroyer TCG YUCETEPE (D-345) for the first time. The YUCETEPE, formerly the USS ORLECK (DD 886), is being decommissioned by the US Navy and transferred to the Turkish Navy in a combined ceremony. The ORLECK is the last World War II era destroyer in the Pacific Fleet

Turkish sailors board the destroyer TCG YUCETEPE (D-345) for the first...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tacoma State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Crew members of the destroyer USS ORLECK (DD 886), disembark from their ship for the last time during the combined decommissioning and transfer ceremony. After decommissioning, the ship will be transferred to the Turkish Navy and renamed the TCG YUCETEPE (D-345). The ORLECK is the last World War II era destroyer in the Pacific Fleet

Crew members of the destroyer USS ORLECK (DD 886), disembark from thei...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tacoma State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

A British paratrooper instructs members of the 82nd Airborne Division on safety procedures for jumping from a balloon. The Soldiers will jump from the balloon while practicing for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A British paratrooper instructs members of the 82nd Airborne Division ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Jon E. Long Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... More

Spectators watch during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Spectators watch during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Point Du Hoc Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 George Izer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... More

A retired 101st Airborne Division general officer attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Madison Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A retired 101st Airborne Division general officer attends a wreath-lay...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bastogne Country: Belgium (BEL) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 Ronald J. Cavalier Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

The French flag is raised at Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

The French flag is raised at Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemorati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC 5 George Izer Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Distinguished guests in attendance at the Congressional Medal of Honor Monument dedication ceremony. The monument was erected to honor four Marines for their heroism during World War II. They are Captain Louis Wilson Jr., Private First Class (PFC) Leonard Mason, PFC Luther Skaggs and PFC Frank Witek

Distinguished guests in attendance at the Congressional Medal of Honor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paseo De Susana State: Guam (GU) Country: Northern Mariana Islands (MNP) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Charles H. Dutkiewicz, USN Release Status: R... More

An air-to-air right front view of a replica of a Japanese World War II era Val dive bomber aircraft flying in an air show during the Air Force Association's Gathering of Eagles,"a convention commemorating spectacular achievements in the free world's aerospace development

An air-to-air right front view of a replica of a Japanese World War II...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Las Vegas State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Simons Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

Artwork: "Community Life," China, World War II- Artist: John G. Hanlen

Artwork: "Community Life," China, World War II- Artist: John G. Hanlen

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A line of World War II-era bombs are staged on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS LEXINGTON (AVT 16) during filming of the ABC-TV movie "War and Remembrance." An SNJ Texan aircraft, left and an F4F Wildcat aircraft are in the background

A line of World War II-era bombs are staged on the flight deck of the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pensacola State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC (Sw) Jeff Hilton Release Status: Released to Pu... More

The restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber aircraft Heavenly Body and In The Mood stand ready on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-61).  The B-25s are being launched in a re-enactment of Doolittle's Raid of April 18, 1942, during which 16 B-25s were launched from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) in the first attack on the Japanese mainland

The restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber aircraft Heavenly Body ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber aircraft Heavenly Body takes off as In The Mood, another B-25, stands in the background on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ranger (CV-61).  The B-25s are being launched in a re-enactment of Doolittle's Raid of April 18, 1942, during which 16 B-25s were launched from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) in the first attack on the Japanese mainland

The restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber aircraft Heavenly Body ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AAV-7A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle breaks through the surf zone during the D-Day assault for Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ, largely taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton, is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

AAV-7A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle breaks through the surf zone during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

In celebration of the 228th Marine Corps Birthday, a US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine wears a World War II (WWII) era uniform, holding a facsimile of a .45 Thompson SMG M1A1 sub-machine gun, as part of the historical period uniform pageant, held aboard Marine Corps Base (MCB) Quantico

In celebration of the 228th Marine Corps Birthday, a US Marine Corps (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Christopher M. Tirado, USMC ... More

At twilight, the Washington Monument is framed between two pillars adorned with oak and wheat bronze wreaths at the newly completed National World War II Memorial, in the Washington, District of Columbia, honoring military veterans of World War II

At twilight, the Washington Monument is framed between two pillars ado...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Daniel J. Mclain, USN Release Status: Released to P... More

All toll, 3,812 Americans who fought during World War II are buried here at the Madingley American Cemetery near the city of Cambridge in England (ENG)

All toll, 3,812 Americans who fought during World War II are buried he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cambridge Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: AMN Christopher Walkenhorst USAF Releas... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Cooley (right), Jumpmaster, XVIII Airborne (ABN) Corps, Ft Bragg, North Carolina (NC), performs a check on USA STAFF Sergeant (SSG) Wesley Thomas Neel (left), Jumpmaster, XVIII ABN Corps, making sure his equipment is properly attached prior to boarding an aircraft for a jump onto the Iron Mike Drop Zone (DZ) commemorating the 60th Anniversary of D-Day. More than 650 paratroopers jumped for the event near St Mere Eglise, France (FRA)

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles Cooley (right), Jumpm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Omaha Beach State: Normandy Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Marie Cassetty, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

Coast Guard vet promoted 69 years later

Coast Guard vet promoted 69 years later

MUNCIE, Ind. - A U.S. Coast Guard officer promoted William D. Barber, Sr. to honorary motor machinist's mate first class at Barber's home in Muncie July 7, 2011, more than 69 years after he was honorably discha... More

World War II era planes fly over Washington, D.C.,

World War II era planes fly over Washington, D.C.,

World War II era planes fly over Washington, D.C., on the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, viewed from Arlington House in Arlington National Cemetery, May 8, 2015, in Arlington, Va. The WWII aircraft are a... More

A North American P-51 Mustang and a Vought F4U Corsair

A North American P-51 Mustang and a Vought F4U Corsair

A North American P-51 Mustang and a Vought F4U Corsair fly as part of a Heritage Flight in support of Air Force Reserve Week, Niagara Falls, N.Y., June 7, 2018. The two planes, dating back to World War II, join... More

Photograph of Sailors Paying Tribute to Casualties of the Pearl Harbor Attack at a Hawaiian Islands Cemetery

Photograph of Sailors Paying Tribute to Casualties of the Pearl Harbor...

Original caption: Sailors pay tribute to casualties of the Pearl Harbor attack at a Hawaiian Islands cemetery, circa Spring 1942, possibly Memorial Day. ... More

Photograph of Mexican Laborers

Photograph of Mexican Laborers

Photographs from the Central Photographic Office of the Department of Agriculture

Photograph of Damaged Ships after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of Damaged Ships after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Original caption: Damaged ships after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. The USS Cassin (DD372) and the USS Downes (DD375) in Drydock No. 1. General Photographic File o... More

Photograph of U.S. Aircraft Destroyed as a Result of the Japanese Bombing on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of U.S. Aircraft Destroyed as a Result of the Japanese Bomb...

Original caption: U.S. aircraft destroyed as a result of the Japanese bombing on Pearl Harbor, T.H. Dec 7 1941. Attempt at salvage after machine gun attack. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Photograph of Burning and Damaged Ships at Pearl Harbor

Photograph of Burning and Damaged Ships at Pearl Harbor

Original caption: Burning and damaged ships after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7 1941. General Photographic File of the Department of Navy

Help Save Wildlife.  Help Prevent Forest Fires

Help Save Wildlife. Help Prevent Forest Fires

Original Artwork for World War II Posters

Must! Shall! [James Montgomery Flagg]

Must! Shall! [James Montgomery Flagg]

Original Artwork for World War II Posters

UNITED WE WIN

UNITED WE WIN

World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to World War Two, Navy ships, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Shipbuilders: YOU are freedom of the seas

Shipbuilders: YOU are freedom of the seas

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to World War Two, Navy ships, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

In Congress, July 4, 1776.  The Unanimous Dedication of thirteen united States Of America...VERBOTEN!   You Can't Let This Happen.  BUY MORE BONDS.

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The Unanimous Dedication of thirteen unite...

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph related to World War Two, National Socialism, The Third Reich, Europe under Nazi occupation, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Pi... More

Can All You Can.  It's a Real War Job!

Can All You Can. It's a Real War Job!

Original Artwork for World War II Posters

Freedom of the Seas (Information on the borders: "We do not propose to yield" 3rd Journal Sunday) [Halladay]
Believe It or Not!  by Ripley.  BUY MORE BONDS - GIVE MORE BLOOD  - WORK TO WIN THE WAR! (Information on back: War Loan Poster 6th War Loan This Space Contributed To The U.S. Treasury Department By The Transportation Advertising Industry) [Robert Ripley]
Bits Of News Give The Enemy Clues.  THINK TWICE before YOU TALK!-- Contributed by your 7UP bottler
FOOD Comes FIRST

FOOD Comes FIRST

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph of food advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Two soldiers loading bombs into the belly of an airplane.] [Melbourne Brindle]

[Two soldiers loading bombs into the belly of an airplane.] [Melbourne...

Original Artwork for World War II Posters Public domain photograph of aircraft engine, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

DD-455 USS Hambleton After Being Torpedoed

DD-455 USS Hambleton After Being Torpedoed

This photograph depicts the DD-455 USS Hambleton at Casablanca, shortly after being torpedoed. Administrative History of the First Naval District in World War II

SGT. JOE LOUIS - CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

SGT. JOE LOUIS - CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

Sergeant Joe Louis - with biographical paragraphs. Artworks and Mockups for Cartoons Promoting the War Effort and Original Sketches by Charles Alston

FREDERICK DOUGLASS - STATESMAN, ABOLITIONIST, CHAMPION OF THE PEOPLE

FREDERICK DOUGLASS - STATESMAN, ABOLITIONIST, CHAMPION OF THE PEOPLE

Frederick Douglas - with biographical paragraphs. Artworks and Mockups for Cartoons Promoting the War Effort and Original Sketches by Charles Alston

Photograph of Lt. Louis Zamperini, Former NCAA [National Collegiate Athletic Association] Miler and Olympic Team Member, Bombardier, on Lt. Russel A. Phillips' Plane, Examining 20 mm Japanese Explosive Shell Hole in the Side of Fuselage

Photograph of Lt. Louis Zamperini, Former NCAA [National Collegiate At...

Original caption: War Theatre #23 (Funafuti, Ellice Island) Airplanes, Battle Damage. Black and White and Color Photographs of U.S. Air Force and Predecessor Agencies Activities, Facilities and Personnel - Wor... More

D-Day Ferry Ride

D-Day Ferry Ride

Original caption: SeaBee developed and manned "Rhine Ferries", were used extensively for ship to shore movement of men in the turbulent English Channel during the invasion of Normandy. Publicity and Press Files

DMS-20, formerly the DD-455 USS Hambleton

DMS-20, formerly the DD-455 USS Hambleton

This photograph shows the DMS-20, formerly the DD-455 USS Hambleton, after being rebuilt and converted by Boston Navy Yard. Administrative History of the First Naval District in World War II

Chart of D-Day Beaches

Chart of D-Day Beaches

This item is a hydrographic chart of the Normandy coast with an overprint indicating the beach sectors chosen for the pending amphibious assault. Plans and Operations Maps

Photograph of German Prisoners

Photograph of German Prisoners

Original caption: The Long Road Back…These Germans, until a few moments ago, members of Hitler's fighting forces, trudge along, hands over heads to become prisoners of the "Weak Allies". June 6, 1944. [Utah],... More

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a U.S. Coast Guard Landing Barge

Photograph of American Soldiers Heading towards the French Coast on a ...

Original caption: Coast Guard Ferries Reinforcements- Grim and determined, these American soldiers head towards the French Coast as the American Flag flies from the stern of their US Coast Guard landing barge a... More

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb

Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan

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The objects in this collection are from The U.S. National Archives and Defense Visual Information Distribution Service. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) was established in 1934 by President Franklin Roosevelt. NARA keeps those Federal records that are judged to have continuing value—about 2 to 5 percent of those generated in any given year. There are approximately 10 billion pages of textual records; 12 million maps, charts, and architectural and engineering drawings; 25 million still photographs and graphics; 24 million aerial photographs; 300,000 reels of motion picture film; 400,000 video and sound recordings; and 133 terabytes of electronic data. The Defense Visual Information Distribution Service provides a connection between world media and the American military personnel serving at home and abroad. All of these materials are preserved because they are important to the workings of Government, have long-term research worth, or provide information of value to citizens.

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