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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

Watercolor, U.S. Troops Burning the Cole House and Plantation, Knox Sneden, 1862

See the Civil War as it happened in Union soldier Knox Sneden's watercolors. [...] »

Photo, Rudy Acosta in Italy, VOCES Oral History Project

Ever wondered about the wartime experiences of Latinos and Latinas? VOCES seeks [...] »

Photo. North Korean prisoners of war under guard. US Army

Explore one of the country's least discussed major military conflicts, the [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what [...] »

Photo, Korean War Memorial, D.C., Feb. 12, 2006, Carol M. Highsmith, LoC

How do your students celebrate Veterans Day? [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Sheet music, Wanted - a substitute!, 1863, Frank Wilder, Library of Congress

Both the North and South instituted drafts during the Civil War. Popular music [...] »

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, 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? [...] »

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