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The Fighting Liberty Ships:
Hardcover (166 pages), paperback
A very readable book about the armed guard on Liberty Ships. It gives good insight on what it was like serving on a Liberty Ship during WWII.
The compelling story of the men and ships that kept the supply routes open in World War II.
A very readable book about the armed guard on liberty ships. It gives good insight on what it was like serving on a Liberty ship during WWII.
The Liberty Ships...
Related Scanning WWII dates...
- 03 Jan 41: FDR announces the $350 million Liberty Ship program
- 27 Sep 41: "Liberty Fleet Day" declared as first 14 are launched
- 12 Nov 42: SS ROBERT E PEARY is completed in record time
- 15 Jan 44: Liberty Ship SS CAROLE LOMBARD is christened
- 20 Apr 44: SS PAUL HAMILTON hit by aerial torpedo and explodes
- 09 Apr 45: SS CHARLES HENDERSON explodes in Italian harbor
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