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 »
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