History Quiz -- Week of May 28
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published May 26, 2015
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's question and answer:
Following the surrender of Germany, the 50th made one more move in 1945 before returning to the United States. At what location did the group end its combat tour? The group moved to Mannheim on May 21, 1945.
This week's question:
Although originally known as Decoration Day and observed on various dates during and following the U.S. Civil War, Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in what year?
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