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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

Photo, Occupation of Okinawa, Ogden Bacon Photographs, Rutgers Oral History Arch

Listen to oral history interviews with Americans who served overseas and on the [...] »

Photograph, Robert McCollum  and two service friends in uniform, Burma, LoC.

Presents video and audio oral histories and additional material from American [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Gustavus R. Ide Jr.

World War II veteran Gustavus R. Ide, Jr. shares his personal memories of the [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

WWII Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

What meanings does the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, have? [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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 [...] »

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

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

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

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