Veterans Day honors U.S. veterans of all wars. What is the history of this holiday and of U.S. military service?
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 »
Explore the experiences of American soldiers
World War II veteran Bob Doherty shares his personal memories of the war. [...] »
Browse through a multitude of resources on Vietnam and the Vietnam War, [...] »
Browse strategies for teaching about service
Letters from U.S. soldiers during the Philippine-American War reveal [...] »
Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »
Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!
"John Brown's Body" keeps reappearing. What do you know about the song? [...] »
You know the Purple Heart, but can you identify these honors? [...] »