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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

battleship firing

Fratricide and allied questions. In the heat of battle, mistakes happen. [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Bob Doherty

World War II veteran Bob Doherty shares his personal memories of the war. [...] »

Image, Vanishing Georgia logo, Georgia Public Television and GDAH.

Examines the history and culture of the state of Georgia, presenting an [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »

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

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

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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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 [...] »

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

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

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

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