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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

Photographic sketch book, Head Quarters guard..., c. 1865, A. Gardner, Flickr

Presents medical and mortality statistics and records on 35,747 white males who [...] »

Photo, Rudy Acosta in Italy, VOCES Oral History Project

Ever wondered about the wartime experiences of Latinos and Latinas? VOCES seeks [...] »

Photo, Summer 1863, Brooklyn Historical Society

What role did Brooklyn play in the War Between the States? [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »

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

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 [...] »

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Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

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 [...] »

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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