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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 »

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Explore the experiences of American soldiers

Photo, African American children..., 1885-1966, James Wells, Nollau Collection.

Collects photographs, texts, and oral histories drawn from 15 Kentucky colleges [...] »

Red Cross volunteer labels packages destined for POWs in Japan

Japanese treatment of American prisoners of war. [...] »

Photo, Professor Maillefert. . . , c. 1860-1865, Matthew Brady, Flickr Commons

Read about the Civil War from private Galutia York's perspective. [...] »

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

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

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

Photo, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, March 19, 2007, rscottjones, Flickr

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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? [...] »

Does the movie "Glory" depict historical accuracy or wholesale fiction? [...] »

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 [...] »

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