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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

Painting, B-24 Liberator, Steve Doyle, U.S. Air Force

From pilots to shuttle central command, how does the Air Force fulfill its [...] »

Greater Boston: Profile on Susumu Ito, WWII Veteran

World War II veteran Susumu Ito talks about his memories of serving in the all- [...] »

Letter,  July 22, 1861, Charles Huston, University of North Carolina

Relive major Civil War battles through the words of the soldiers who fought in [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

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

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

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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? [...] »

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? [...] »

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

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