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
William A. Frazier discusses the impact of Mexican War veterans on the Civil [...] »
World War II welder and wife of a veteran Margaret Spalluzzi talks about [...] »
Browse strategies for teaching about service
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real life. [...] »
Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!
You know the Purple Heart, but can you identify these honors? [...] »