Why Do We Have a Veteran's Day?
The Department of Veterans Affairs relates the history behind the observance and provides downloadable resources for teachers.

Veterans Day
A short encyclopedia article.

How Veterans Day Came About
Explains when and why Veterans Day was created and why it used to be called Armistice Day.

Veterans' Day
The American Embassy in Austria explains why Americans celebrate the second Monday in November as Veterans Day.

Veteran's Day for Children
Includes family activities and suggested books.

NOBLE Web: Veterans Day
Short history and related links especially for kids.

The Origins of Veterans Day
How it used to be called Armmistice Day and about Arlington National Cementary observances.