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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

Screenshot, Local War Stories: John Laukkanen

World War II veteran John Laukkanen shares his personal memories of the war. [...] »

Photo, MobileBooth West in Reno, StoryCorps blog

Connect 20th-century events and daily life with real human experiences through [...] »

Screencapture, Mexican War Veterans in Civil War Arkansas

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

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Browse strategies for teaching about service

Photo, 6th Grade DC Trip - Day 2, March 25, 2009, climbnh2003, Flickr, cc

Let your students go out on a limb, and they might just exceed your [...] »

Photo, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, March 19, 2007, rscottjones, Flickr

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On 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!

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

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 [...] »

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 [...] »

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