Naval Warfare Movies

The Men Who Sailed the Liberty Ships

Producer: PBS Home Video

Country: USA
Length: 50 min.
Keywords: Merchant_Marine, Recommended

This is the VHS release (see more).


Filmed on the Jeremiah O'Brien, the last Liberty Ship to survive the war and remain unaltered in the postwar years, this documentary tells the story of the quarter million US merchant seamen who braved the Atlantic crossing in order to keep the trade lanes open.