insignia, posters or pictures.
A search of the internet will reveal a number of dealers.
Here are a
few links to check. A hearty thanks to those who have graciouly donated scans to
LJMilitaria.com - LJ Militaria
sells vintage original patches and collectible military gear.
MarinePatches.com - USMC aviation
Military-Graphics - Jim,
USN retired, turns any patch or military emblem into a vinyl decal at a reasonable
PlaneCrazyEnt.com - Excellent selection of
PopularPatch.com - Chief McGrogan carries
an outstanding stock of small unit insignia and brown water Navy items.
RexWess.com - USCG
retiree with the best
selection of Coast Guard items. Check
Rex's reference book on
Barewalls Posters and Prints -A bit of everything.
PostersInc.com - Affordable reproductions.
Rare-posters.com - Nice originals at a price.
Defense.gov - DoD
information. Mostly pics of back slapping bigwigs giving each other bonuses.
archives.gov - National
Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Patience will yield amazing results.
USNI.org - Naval
Institute picture library has all U.S. Navy ship photos back to 1900 for a fee.
Library of Congress - Hidden treasures for the history buff if you dig.
National Naval Aviation Museum - Buehler Library holds over 500k U.S. naval
aviation photos and on request will provide a limited number of digital scans