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Memorial Day: A history in pictures

POSTED: 12:15 PM May 24 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM May 26 2014

As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.

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A soldier plays taps at the end of Memorial Day services in Margraten, Holland, 1947. Memorial Day, a federal holiday once known as Decoration Day, is always held on the final Monday in May.

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