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Veterans Day

Are veterans visiting your school this Veterans Day? Even if your students won't have the chance to learn from veterans in person, they can listen to and read the words of veterans from World War I to the present day, thanks to the Library of Congress. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Explore the experiences of American soldiers

Screencapture, World War II Diary

Wes Cowan of PBS's History Detectives gets into a B-24 bomber with World War II [...] »

Screencap, How Pearl Harbor, 9/11 Changed U.S. Forever

CBS's The Early Show draws parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor. [...] »

battleship firing

Fratricide and allied questions. In the heat of battle, mistakes happen. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

Photo, 6th Grade DC Trip - Day 2, March 25, 2009, climbnh2003, Flickr, cc

Let your students go out on a limb, and they might just exceed your [...] »

Photo, Natick Moving Wall opening ceremony,Natick Soldiers System Center, Flickr

The topic is broad and multifaceted; online materials abound. [...] »

Letters from U.S. soldiers during the Philippine-American War reveal [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Photo, USAF aircraft of the 4th Fighter Wing [...], U.S. Air Force, Wikipedia

It's in the name: "Desert." How did the environment affect the Persian Gulf War? [...] »

Letter, Henry Clinton to John Burgoyne, August 10, 1777, Henry Clinton, Clements

Benedict Arnold wasn't the only spy in the American Revolution. Take this quiz [...] »

Photo, Spc. Crisma Albarran UH-60 [...], March 14, 2010, U.S. Army, Flickr

Women have fought in every U.S. war, but only recently have they gained [...] »

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