The Attack on The Liberty

Editor’s Note: I’m late publishing this. Sorry, I have been in a funk for the last two weeks.

On the eighth of June, 2017, it will be 50 years to the day that the state of Israel-in a blatant act of war-attempted to sink the American intelligence-gathering ship, the USS Liberty.

The Liberty was floating in the eastern Mediterranean Sea in international waters, 13 miles off the Sinai Peninsula, near Gaza.

Equipped with more than 40 antennas capable of receiving every kind of radio transmission, the ship was considered “an electromagnetic audio-surveillance vacuum-cleaner.”

It was the third day of the Six-Day War, and the Liberty’s mission was to monitor Egyptian and other Arab state radio transmissions in an effort to aide its “ally,” Israel, in the conflict.

Survivors of the assault, as well as high-ranking military investigators, have, from the beginning and for five decades, believed that the ...

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