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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

Photo, Rudy Acosta in Italy, VOCES Oral History Project

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

Screencapture, The Story of Veterans Day

How did Veterans Day come to be? [...] »

Screenshot, Marines exercising, Marines.com

Why are the Marines known as "America's 911 Force"? Explore this division of [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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

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

Photo, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, March 19, 2007, rscottjones, Flickr

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Poster, Battle hymn, a new play..., c.1936-1941, George Goldschmidt

"John Brown's Body" keeps reappearing. What do you know about the song? [...] »

Photo, USMA_29, May 25, 2009, Dancing Lemur, Flickr

You know the Purple Heart, but can you identify these honors? [...] »

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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