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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, Local War Stories: Mary Ginnerty

World War II veteran Mary Ginnerty shares her personal memories of the war. [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Margaret Spalluzzi

World War II welder and wife of a veteran Margaret Spalluzzi talks about [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Francis Murphy

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Francis Murphy talks about his experiences [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

screenshot, veteranshistory project

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

Screencap, IWitness Intro Video, IWitness Main Page, 15 May 2012

Delve into 20th-century history with Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies. [...] »

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

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Photo, Berlin Airlift airplane[...], August 18, 1948, Joint Export Import Agency

Think you're a post-WWII expert? Test your knowledge with this quiz on the [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

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