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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

Poster, Leening der Nationale Hebstelling, 1919, Firstworldwar.com

Provides an overview of World War I through essays, diaries, posters, audio [...] »

Letter,  July 22, 1861, Charles Huston, University of North Carolina

Relive major Civil War battles through the words of the soldiers who fought in [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner introduces educators to the World War II Memorial [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

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

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 [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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

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