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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

Screencapture, Beyond the Movie: Pearl Harbor

Explore the real stories, real heroes, real places, and real action underlying [...] »

Photographic sketch book, Head Quarters guard..., c. 1865, A. Gardner, Flickr

Presents medical and mortality statistics and records on 35,747 white males who [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Margaret Spalluzzi

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

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

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

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

WWII Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

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

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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? [...] »

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, Spc. Crisma Albarran UH-60 [...], March 14, 2010, U.S. Army, Flickr

Women have fought in every U.S. war, but only recently have they gained [...] »

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