Veterans Day honors U.S. veterans of all wars. What is the history of this holiday and of U.S. military service?
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 »
Explore the experiences of American soldiers
See the Civil War as it happened in Union soldier Knox Sneden's watercolors. [...] »
Historian Christopher Hamner introduces educators to the World War II Memorial [...] »
Browse strategies for teaching about service
What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »
Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real life. [...] »
Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!
"John Brown's Body" keeps reappearing. What do you know about the song? [...] »
It's in the name: "Desert." How did the environment affect the Persian Gulf War? [...] »