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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

Title graphic, American Experience: D-Day

Did you know that the gear a paratrooper had to carry could weigh as much as [...] »

Photo, Marines on Okinawa, 1945, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

More than 30 letters cover conflicts from the Revolutionary War to the War of [...] »

Photo, The Five of Hearts - Renault. . . , U.S. Army Center of Military History

The U.S. Armed Forces maintain multiple historical offices within each branch [...] »

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Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

Photo, Natick Moving Wall opening ceremony,Natick Soldiers System Center, Flickr

The topic is broad and multifaceted; online materials abound. [...] »

WWII Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

What meanings does the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, have? [...] »

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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 [...] »

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 [...] »

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