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Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each branch of the military and within smaller units of each of the services. Photographs, essays, and oral histories are among the digitized resources of each facility. These include the following:

The Naval Historical Center includes a number of online photographs, exhibits, art, artifacts, document collections, publications and information on naval history, heritage and traditions, as well as a guide to U.S Navy Museums across the United States. The Teacher Resource Page includes lesson plans and activities organized by grade level.

The U.S. Army Center for Military History features an overview of military history, exhibits, artwork and photography, artifacts, document collections, publications and a directory of Amy museums. An Artifact of the Month highlights items from collections in the Army Museum system. Complete issues of Army History may be downloaded as PDFs.

Air Force Link provides an overview of the Air Force's history, heritage, important people, airpower, images, milestones and art.

The U.S. Marine Corps History Division includes information on Marine customs and traditions, dates of historical significance, and biographies, as well as historical documents, orders and speeches.