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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, Vet's Uniform

This podcast looks at a World War I veteran's uniform worn by a veterinarian. [...] »

Poster, Boys and girls!..., c.1914-1918, James Montgomery Flagg, Library of VA

Are you a Virginia educator teaching VA state history? My your task easy! [...] »

Letter, July 23, 1863, Newton Scott, Letters from an Iowa Soldier. . .

Read a firsthand account of army life during the Civil War. See the battles [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

Screencap, IWitness Intro Video, IWitness Main Page, 15 May 2012

Delve into 20th-century history with Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies. [...] »

Letters from U.S. soldiers during the Philippine-American War reveal [...] »

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

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

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Does the movie "Glory" depict historical accuracy or wholesale fiction? [...] »

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, 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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