Book Review: The Liberty Ships of World War II

By Greg H. Williams McFarland 2014 Softcover (7 x 10) and electronic 372 pages 13 photos, glossary, bibliography, index pISBN: 978-0-7864-7945-0 eISBN: 978-1-4766-1754-1 This book details the 2,710 Liberty ships and the Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II. These ships sailed for the mercantile fleets of the US, UK and Soviet Union as well as some for the US Navy. A very thorough listing of all the ships, in alphabetical order of each shipbuilder, lists the name and its origin, call sign and operator. The welded construction was quite…

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