Baltimore in World War II – Images of America
Through wartime photographs, Baltimore in World War II tells the story of the war effort in the greater Baltimore area from 1939-1945, including its military facilities and industrial production. Among the city's industrial triumphs were the first completed Liberty ship, the SS Patrick Henry, built by Bethlehem-Fairfield, and the highly advanced Martin B-26 Marauder bomber. Important military facilities included Camp Holabird and the Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard. The book also provides glimpses of wartime life in the city.
About William Armstrong (Annapolis, Maryland Author)
William M. Armstrong is a professional military and public historian specializing in archival research, analysis, and exhibit content development. He has worked on behalf of prominent law firms, corporations, and museums, as well as various federal government agencies.
A graduate of Towson University, Mr. Armstrong is originally from the Annapolis area and lives in Frederick. He has a longstanding interest in Maryland's military history, and is the author of Maryland in World War I (2017) and Baltimore in World War II (2005) in Arcadia's Images of America series. He is also the author of Images of Aviation: Marine Air Group 25 and SCAT (2017), the most complete published history of Marine Air Group 25 and the South Pacific Combat Air Transport Command.