Welcome to Real War Photos Galleries 

Duty - Honor - Country - Remember....


History Preserved In Photographs...

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.

Come back for weekly photo additions 

...select Pages Tab for NEW ARRIVALS

We only have a small portion of our 50,000 photo inventory uploaded to date as it's a slow process. Come back regularly to see our latest additions to the online photo GALLERIES.

RWP is proud to announce that for the first time, our photo collection is available online. In addition to the many services you have come to expect from RWP such as ordering high quality prints and tracking the latest reunion information, we now offer the ability to search and download images right from our vast photo archive. You can also create personalized viewing galleries to share favorite photographs with family and friends. Each photo has been digitally restored to produce the highest quality image for your use and enjoyment. You will be surprised by the clarity of these restored images and the depth of emotions they can portray.  For other veterans services and interests, check out our core websitewww.realwarphotos.com

New for 2019  -   ALL VETERANS receive a 50% DISCOUNT off any photo order! ...and 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 today for a free catalog of your area of interest,

or email your request to: mail@realwarphotos.com

or write to us at address: Real War Photos, P.O. Box 414, Somerset Center, MI 49282.

In the past, we could only offer 50% off our photos to WWII vets, but as of April 2019, we are happy to report that we can now offer a 50% Discount to all veterans and without raising prices!  Veterans use code VET50 when checking out. 

If you are a Non-veteran, placing a first time order, you receive a 20% discount by entering code NEWCUST when prompted at checkout and a free catalog by request. 

3 easy ways to order:

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

2. Use this website - our Galleries - to place your order and pay online through PayPal account or online with your credit card.

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

Veterans, we salute you...

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.


List your reunion  details for free on the RWP core website at www.realwarphotos.com which gives 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.

To navigate to other pages click the MENU button, top of page.

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 Lightbox 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 Lightbox 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 a registered account with RWP in order to access digital photos or place an order.

Go to the Services & Features page for additional information.


Old favorites

All your favorite services are still here. Check out the latest news on our Vet's Services page, latest Veteran Authors offerings and Reunion dates and details. www.realwarphotos.com

Veterans Voices 

As always, we are proud to post your stories on the Veterans Voices page. 

...service memories, funny or sad; familiy service member acknowledgements and more.

Just email us at mail@realwarphotos.com

Can't find what you are looking for?

No problem, just drop us a line on the Contact page and, if we have the photos in our collection, we will push them to the front of our scanning schedule and advise you via email when they are ready for viewing. Although we have already digitized thousands of photos, we still have ten's of thousands to go, so stop back often to check out the New Arrivals page for the latest additions.

Need Help? Have Questions?

Email us on the Contact Us page. Drop us a line and let us know what you think of the new site. We deeply value the relationships we have developed over the years with our customers appreciate all input and support. 

Click here to contact us.

 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

Core website: https://www.realwarphotos.com

Galleries website: https://realwarphotosgalleries.ifp3.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.

To return to the Real War Photos main website:      Click on the Pages button then select Return to RWP, or simply click here.

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