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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

Letter. homas describes camp life at Fort Benton, Missouri. MHS

What would your life be like as a Union soldier? What did it say about your [...] »

Screencapture, Mexican War Veterans in Civil War Arkansas

William A. Frazier discusses the impact of Mexican War veterans on the Civil [...] »

Screencapture, USS Thresher

John McNish, a former Captain on the USS Thresher, talks to Gwen Wright of PBS' [...] »

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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, Hollem Howard, 1944, Women are contributing their skills to the, LoC.

Immerse your students in World War II battles, veterans, and services for [...] »

screenshot, veteranshistory project

Veteran oral history projects relate the classroom to real people and real life. [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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 [...] »

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

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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