Welcome to Real War Photos Galleries 

Duty - Honor - Country - Remember: ARMY - NAVY - AIR FORCE - MARINES - COAST GUARD 

History Preserved ... For over fifty years, Real War Photos has been dedicated to honoring the memories

of those who have sacrificed so much for the freedom and liberties we enjoy today. 

      "These original photos come alive with the smoke and thunder of battle; unsurpassed as a portrayal of America at war."  George Chizmar, Sr. 

Photo:  USS Bunkerhill (CV-17) burning with USS The Sullivans (DD-537) in theforeground, 11 MAY 1945.   RWP# N375C  Photo courtesy of N.AR.A.

To view our photo collections, SEARCH on a key word (or words).

 NOTE: To date, we have a portion of our 50,000+ photo inventory uploaded for you to view.

Please call us at 734-327-9696 if you are looking for a specific subject and see it in your search.

RWP is proud to announce that for the first time, our photo collection is being uploaded online. In addition to the many services you have come to expect from RWP such as ordering high quality prints, tracking the latest reunion information and connecting veterans with helpful services, we now offer the ability to search, purchase prints or downloads from our vast photo archive. You can also create personalized viewing galleries to share favorite photographs with family and friends online. Each photo has been digitally restored to produce the highest quality image for your use and enjoyment.

We believe you'll appreciate the clarity of these images and the depth of emotions they portray. 

Remembering our history is important to our future. 

 NOTE: ALL VETERANS receive a 50% DISCOUNT off any photo order!

We now accept most credit cards by phone and online.  

…call  us at 734-327-9696 EST 8AM to 5PM Monday-Friday, or leave a message and we'll call back.

You can also call for a free catalog of your subject of interest

or email your request to us at: mail@realwarphotos.com

Real War Photos, P.O. Box 414, Somerset Center, MI 49282.

Veterans use code VET50 when checking out. to apply the discount.

NOTE:  If you are a non-veteran, placing a first order, you receive a 20% discount; enter code NEWCUST when prompted at checkout . 

3 easy ways to order:

1. Call us at 734-327-9696 and place your order paying via credit card.

2. Use our GALLERIES website to place your order and pay online by credit card, or debit card through PayPal.

3. Mail your order with a check or money order to:  Real War Photos, P.O. Box 414, Somerset Center, MI 49282 

To our veterans and active military,To the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice, we salute you. For those who are serving today, we pray for your safe return.And for the many veterans, families of veterans & active military, we thank you for your enduring spirit and your daily sacrifice. RWP

ReunionsList your reunion details free on our website, giving your group a wide national audience that may result in more members being located , increasing reunion attendance. 


Getting Around

To view our photo galleries just click the IMAGE button in the upper right hand corner of the screen, or click on the SEARCH button and type in a topic. To navigate to other pages click the MENU button, top of page.


Click here to contact us.

...or Call 734-327-9696

Conducting Searches

Select the Search function in the upper right corner of the page. Then just enter the term(s) you wish to search for (such as a ship's name or designation, dignitary, battle, engagement or individual), and the system will search across all galleries and display the results in a new gallery. Check out the FAQ page for more information and help on conducting searches.

Create your own space

The FAVORITES button will enable you to store up to 500 of your favorite images from our site. When you return to Real War Photos you can view the images you have stored in the Lightbox the next time you login or choose to purchase some or all from your custom light box.

To use the FAVORITES you will need to create an account, which is fast and easy, by clicking on the Sign In button and then Register with your email address as user name and create a password.

Downloading photos

Purchasing and downloading images couldn't be easier. Just select the image(s) you want to purchase and we will upload them to the Download Dock. or you can use your credit card to purchase a print.

You must have an account with RWP in order to access digital photos or place an order.

Go to the Services & Features page for additional information.


Note: Watermarks (Real War Photos) will appear in the center of the photos online only and will be removed for downloads and printed products. This is a copyright and safety feature.

Warning: Viewer discretion is advised - These galleries contains images that some viewers may find disturbing and not suitable for children.

Thank you for visiting Real War Photos,

George & Jo Ellen Chizmar
Real War Photos

Website: https://www.realwarphotos.com

Phone: (734) 327-9696

Email:  joellen@realwarphotos.com

Real War Photos is dedicated to the memory of our beloved father, George Chizmar Sr. who served on the USS Montpelier (CL-57), with sincere appreciation for all his hard work in creating and operating RWP. It's our goal to continue to provide our customers with the best war related photographs possible. Thank you.

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