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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

Photograph, Bernard Levey Family, Bernard Hoffmann, Life Magazine.

Where would you live as a returning World War II veteran? [...] »

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

Watercolor, USS Providence, 1965, Arthur Beaumont, U.S. Navy Art Collection.

Teach U.S. Navy history using photographs, paintings, documents, oral [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what [...] »

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

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

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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

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? [...] »

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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