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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

Photo, no title, January 7, 2007, plebeian regime, Flickr

Midwest teacher looking for local history primary sources? Try these nine [...] »

Photo, MobileBooth West in Reno, StoryCorps blog

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

Lithograph, St. Mihiel, 1919, M. Toussaint, LoC Prints and Photos Division D.C.

Peruse every edition of the "official newspaper" of the U.S. Army fighting [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

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

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

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

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

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

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

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Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Can you answer these questions on figures who took part in the French and [...] »

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 [...] »

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 [...] »

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