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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, Flag of the 8th Penna. Reserves, c. 1863, Mathew Brady, Flickr Commons

Familiarize yourself with the events and culture of Tennessee during the Civil [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Francis Murphy

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Francis Murphy talks about his experiences [...] »

Photo. North Korean prisoners of war under guard. US Army

Explore one of the country's least discussed major military conflicts, the [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

Photo, Hollem Howard, 1944, Women are contributing their skills to the, LoC.

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »

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

Photo, Korean War Memorial, D.C., Feb. 12, 2006, Carol M. Highsmith, LoC

How do your students celebrate Veterans Day? [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Can you answer these questions on figures who took part in the French and [...] »

Sheet music, Wanted - a substitute!, 1863, Frank Wilder, Library of Congress

Both the North and South instituted drafts during the Civil War. Popular music [...] »

Poster, Battle hymn, a new play..., c.1936-1941, George Goldschmidt

"John Brown's Body" keeps reappearing. What do you know about the song? [...] »

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