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

Screencapture, USS Indianapolis Survivor

Wes Cowan of PBS's History Detectives interviews USS Indianapolis survivor L.D [...] »

Photo, Gas mask drill, 1952, Jackson Library, University of North Carolina

What role have women played in war and the military? [...] »

Photo, Professor Maillefert. . . , c. 1860-1865, Matthew Brady, Flickr Commons

Read about the Civil War from private Galutia York's perspective. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

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

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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 [...] »

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

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

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

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