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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

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

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

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Theodore Akimoto

World War II veteran Theodore Akimoto shares his personal memories of the war. [...] »

Photo, The 101st Airborne troops move out of Bastogne. . . , 1944, U.S. Army

Increase your knowledge of the people, past, and technology of the United [...] »

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Browse strategies for teaching about service

screenshot, veteranshistory project

Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real life. [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

Does the movie "Glory" depict historical accuracy or wholesale fiction? [...] »

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 [...] »

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