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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 »

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Explore the experiences of American soldiers

Screencapture, American Experience: The Bombing of Germany

This American Experience documentary recounts the story of the Anglo-American [...] »

Poster, Honor the brave Memorial Day, May 30, 1917, 1917, Library of Congress

Backstory explores veterans’ experiences through three centuries of American [...] »

Screencapture, Vet's Uniform

This podcast looks at a World War I veteran's uniform worn by a veterinarian. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

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Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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, 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!

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

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

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

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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