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Truman orders Army to take over railroads
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August 27, 1950
Truman orders Army to take over railroads
With Executive Order #10155, President Harry s. Truman ordered the US Army to take possession, control, and operation of certain roadroads on August 27, 1950, in order to prevent a strike during the current national emergency.
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=78328

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