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THE G.I. PHOTOGRAPH

All veterans, active-duty personnel, family members, researchers, students and historians from all Nations can permanently display military, wartime or current photos. Free access software can be distributed to friends and family.

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Elle Graham, Jimmy Stewart, Audie Murphy

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO DISPLAY A PHOTO

Anyone can display a single, digitized photograph of a veteran or active-duty serviceperson, family member of a military person, unit, group photo, vessel or incident at NO COST.

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WHAT SIZE PHOTO IS ACCEPTABLE

Photo (file size) should be no larger than 150,000 bytes.

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WHAT DOES IT COST TO DISPLAY A PHOTOGRAPH

It is FREE to install ONE digitized (.jpg, .gif, .cmp, .bmp or .tif) photo (not larger than 150,000 bytes) of any person. (Military First Family's may install multiple photos at no cost.) There is NO LIMIT on the number of different people you may install one photo of. )
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HOW DO I ACCESS THE MUSEUM

The Museum can be accessed 24 hours a day, everyday, through any internet connection (including dial-up internet service such AOL or Compuserve.) Complete instructions on how to quickly and easily install the free Museum software describes, step-by-step, how to access The Museum in minutes. Nothing could be easier.

Requirements:

  • Any version of Microsoft Windows
  • Any Internet Provider
    All you need to know to run the software is in the instructions.

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    WHAT SOFTWARE IS NEEDED

    Click here for Installation Instructions and Software Download

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    HOW MANY DIFFERENT PHOTOS OF ONE PERSON
    CAN I INSTALL

    At NO COST, you can install ONE digitized military-era photo of...

    • As many different G.I.s you like
    • A photo of any immediate family member

    (Each photo must not exceed 150,000 bytes filesize).

    Contact The Museum for info on installing more than one photo of a G.I. or veteran, such as "Then and Now" photos.

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    HOW TO TRANSMIT/SEND PHOTOS TO THE MUSEUM

    Any digitized (.jpg, .gif, .cmp, .bmp or .tif) photo(s) can be emailed to:

  • veterans@pacbell.net 24 hours
  • Or mailed via an IBM-compatible 5.25 or 3.50 floppy diskette to:

    The G.I. Photograph Museum of Honor
    16907 Brighton Avenue
    Gardena CA 90247-5420
    (Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you wish your diskette returned)

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    WHAT INFO MUST BE SENT WITH A PHOTO

    Info accompanying your photo(s) must include

    • Person's Name
    • Unit/Group/Vessel/Incident Name
    • Country
    • Current mailing address or Burial location
    • Phone number
    • Email address and/or WWW address (if available)
    • At least one unit or ship served
    • At least one duty station
    • Highest rank
    • Any medals (war duty, heroism, exceptional individual service) earned
    • (Family member contact info needed for deceased vets.)
    • Full or partial Serial Number is Optional

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    WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A SCANNED PHOTO?

    Click here for info on submitting paper photos

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    WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIS FREE OPPORTUNITY?

  • One, G.I. Museum photos are secure. Unlike photos accessible on the Web by Netscape, Explorer or other webrowsers, Museum photos cannot be downloaded or defaced by disreputable individuals or agencies who use web-based photos for disrespectful reasons. The Museum was established as a non-web utility because it is one of the most secure platforms on the internet that cannot be hacked or its data and photos corrupted.

  • Two, the average lifespan of a personal webpage -- where most veterans and family members display their photos -- is about eight months. That means, once you cancel or change your internet account your photos disappear. Photos installed in the American G.I. Photograph Museum are permanently accessible by you and and immediately available to agencies such as the National Archives, The Center for Military History, The Naval Institute, The National Park and Memorial Service, The Smithsonian Institute and other agencies that preserve our military history.

    The Museum of Honor
    Online 24 hours, everday
    Download the free Software)

    Questions?


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