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American Trucking Associations - History
... On September 23, 1933, the American Trucking Associations was established as a national affiliation of state trucking organizations ... The ATA was established by a merger of the American Highway Freight Association and the Federated Trucking Associations of America ... With calls to the 350 members of the ATA's Trucking Service War Council, 5,700 trucking industry employees volunteered for enlisted positions and 258 volunteered for officer commissions ...

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