From WWI to post-WWII, see how Harley-Davidson
motorcycles have served both behind the scenes
and on the front lines all over the world.

 

 

H-D Supports The Military

H-D SUPPORTS THE MILITARY

Harley-Davidson has always been on the front line — right next to the troops. Check out our photos of factory workers in Milwaukee and the troops who used H-D motorcycles beginning in 1916. We’re proud to play a role.

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H-D ON THE FRONT LINES OF FREEDOM

Harley-Davidson videos highlighting our history and connection to the military. Watch historical footage of American troops training on H-D motorcycles, staging before a big invasion and more.

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MORE STORIES FROM THE BATTLEFIELD

MILITARY METAL

Read about the machines that brought the name “Harley-Davidson” around the world during wartime.

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STORY OF A WORLD WAR I PICTURE

Learn how a regular guy from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin became the first “Yank” to enter Germany after WWI – on a Harley.

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON AND THE U.S. MILITARY

A brief overview of the Motor Company’s military involvement.

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TAILGUNNER'S MOUNT MAKES IT HOME

The moving story of how the motorcycle of a young airman killed in WWII found its way to the Harley-Davidson Museum.

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Bikes Over Baghdad

The H-D BMX team has entertained troops overseas and across America with their high-flying action.

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Ready to Ride
When You Come Home

Have the bike of your dreams waiting for you.

H-D Overseas Military Sales Program

Rumble Through a Century
of History

Harley’s have been a part of the military since World War I. Visit the Harley museum for the whole story.

H-D Museum