You may search our site for digitized materials on different topics by using a keyword search. Keyword examples: basic training, Camp Lejeune, marching, gas mask, Manila.
- You do not need to capitalize proper nouns.
- Do not use quotation marks.
- You MUST use "wildcards" to search for plurals or partial words. For example "Europ" will not yield any results, wheras "Europ*" will yield "Europe" AND "European."
- If you do not specify a field, your search query will include all descriptive fields as well as the actual text of many (but not all) documents within the collection.
To search for specific phrases or to search within specific fields (e.g. conflict, branch of service) use the ADVANCED SEARCH option:
To reduce the number of results returned and "zoom in" on a specific group of items, use the NARROW YOUR SEARCH option in the left column: