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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

Poster, Honor the brave Memorial Day, May 30, 1917, 1917, Library of Congress

Backstory explores veterans’ experiences through three centuries of American [...] »

Greater Boston: Profile on Susumu Ito, WWII Veteran

World War II veteran Susumu Ito talks about his memories of serving in the all- [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Margaret Spalluzzi

World War II welder and wife of a veteran Margaret Spalluzzi talks about [...] »

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Browse strategies for teaching about service

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? [...] »

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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

Photo, Berlin Airlift airplane[...], August 18, 1948, Joint Export Import Agency

Think you're a post-WWII expert? Test your knowledge with this quiz on the [...] »

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

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

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