The Big Pull

U.S. railroads now face the war's worst jam. In his message to Congress last week, President Truman said: "Troop move ments on the nation's railroads will be come increasingly heavy from now on. I ask for full public cooperation in preventing any aggravation of this burderion domestic transportation, for it would slow down the rate at which soldiers can be reunited with their loved ones." But the President had described the picture in the mildest of terms.

Many of the 2,000,000 soldiers in U.S. camps are already shifting to the West Coast. Troops from Europe are already arriving and moving...

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