Memorial Day: A history in pictures

POSTED: 09:15 AM PDT May 24, 2012    UPDATED: 09:34 PM PDT May 29, 2016 

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

Memorial Day - Arlington
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As included in the National Holiday Act of 1971, it is set aside as part of a three-day weekend as a time to honor U.S. servicemen and women who have died in military service to their country.


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