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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: Gerald Halderman

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Gerald Halderman talks about his experiences [...] »

Letter. homas describes camp life at Fort Benton, Missouri. MHS

What would your life be like as a Union soldier? What did it say about your [...] »

Photo, . . . Tilton, Arthur and Clarinda Emiline Reynolds, undated, LoC

Follow Capt. Reynold's life, from childhood photos to his stint as a Union [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

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. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Can you answer these questions on figures who took part in the French and [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

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