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This book details the Liberty ships and the Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II. For the first time, comprehensive information is provided about the builders, the namesakes, and the operators under one cover.
Author: Greg H. Williams
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The 2,710 Liberty ships placed into service between 1941 and 1945 provided a vital link in the supply chain not only of US but also Allied forces during WWII.
Author: David Doyle
Publisher: Schiffer Military History
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This richly illustrated work covers all 39 ships that served as U.S. Navy and Army hospital ships during World War II. Each ship's history is fully covered, concentrating on the ship's hospital service.
Author: Emory A. Massman
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The most comprehensive study of America's shipbuilding industry during World War II.
Author: Frederic Chapin Lane
Publisher: JHU Press
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The two were on a fishing trip to the Eastern Shore. 1. PATRICK HENRY, 12–41, 241252, KIVU (1736–1799) governor of Virginia and Revolutionary War patriot.
Author: Greg H. Williams
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In the dark, frenzied years of World War II, the San Francisco Bay Area was the geographic center of a $6.3 billion West Coast shipbuilding industry.
Author: Nicholas Veronico
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Author: Source Wikipedia
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Liberty Ships were built as an emergency response to a critical shortage of cargo ships at the start of World War II . when enemy submarines were sinking ...
Author: Harry A. Butowsky
Category: Historic ships
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'Unsung Sailors' is a long-overdue tribute to the thousands of gallant Americans who served in the 'Other Navy' of World War II.
Author: Justin F. Gleichauf
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
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As WW II progressed , some of the ships were modified to transport troops to and from the war zones . Some Liberty Ships were attached to the U.S. Navy : On ...
Category: World War, 1939-1945
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Liberty Ships Originally designed to meet wartime supply requirements and expedite victory, 2,695 Liberty ships, known as the “workhorses of World War II,” ...
Author: David T. Zabecki
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The shipyards grew from nearly nothing in 1939 to become industries employing thousands of men and women by 1945 and making a major contribution to the story of America in World War II.
Author: Gerald Sandvick
Publisher: Images of America
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The British ship Dorington Court of 1939 was the basis for the Liberty ship design, adapted for welded construction and with improved crew accommodation.
Author: Spencer Tucker
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Notes the efforts of Project Liberty Ship, Inc. to restore the John W. Brown as a sailing monument. Posts contact information for the Baltimore, Maryland, based organization via mailing address and telephone number.
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"Describes the role sailors played during World War II. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Elizabeth Raum
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
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Figure 20 Liberty ship The backbone of the British–American global war effort was merchant shipping, and the most important type was the Liberty ship.
Author: Evan Mawdsley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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