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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

Painting, B-24 Liberator, Steve Doyle, U.S. Air Force

From pilots to shuttle central command, how does the Air Force fulfill its [...] »

Oil painting, The Flag of Sumter, Conrad Wise Chapman, Museum of the Confederacy

Chapman spent more than 20 years painting Civil War Charleston after his stint [...] »

Screencapture, USS Indianapolis Survivor

Wes Cowan of PBS's History Detectives interviews USS Indianapolis survivor L.D [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »

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

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

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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? [...] »

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

Sheet music, Wanted - a substitute!, 1863, Frank Wilder, Library of Congress

Both the North and South instituted drafts during the Civil War. Popular music [...] »

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