Images from Florida Memory

The State Archives of Florida holds hundreds of records from WWII in Florida - including photographs and other iconic images that define the WWII era.  Many of these images may be viewed online through Florida Memory. Victory Florida partners may request and use the five images below at no cost to help promote their activities.  Additional images may be found and requested for download (for a fee) on FloridaMemory.com.


Soldiers Performing Training Exercises on Miami Beach

Title: Soldiers performing training exercises on the beach during WWII - Miami Beach, Florida. Taken between 1939-1945

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/28291


Training exercises on Carrabelle Beach

Title: Training exercises on Carrabelle Beach, 1943

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/155561


Practice at the beach of Camp Gordon Johnston

Title: Practice at the beach of Camp Gordon Johnston, 1943

Credit this photo:State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/11973


Billy Willis as number 10 tail gunner

Title: Billy Willis as number 10 tail gunner, 1944

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/152775


Me and the Gunners

Title: Me and the Gunners, 1943

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/157260


Form to Request High Resolution Historic Images

Form to Request High Resolution Historic Images

Complete the form below to receive access to a dropbox containing the requested images. Please note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.

  • Select up to five images.