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I always knew that the Liberty incident was a fouled up mess, but until reading this book I had not realized how messed up.
Each evening, after hearing testimony all day, we often spoke our private thoughts concerning what we had seen and heard. T, T and T Captain Zuk, made an attempt at identification while strafing the ship.
Does this mean something? The Joint Chief of Staff’s Report contains findings of fact related only to communication system failures associated with the Liberty attack.
USS Liberty incident – Wikipedia
Two subsequent Israeli inquiry reports and a historical report concluded the attack was conducted because Liberty was confused with an Egyptian vessel and because of failures in communications between Israel and the U. Documents of the Israeli General Staff meetings, declassified in Octobershow no discussion of a planned attack on an American ship. Terry Burgess rated it it was amazing Jan 23, According to John Loftus jamws Mark Aarons in their book, The Secret War Against the JewsLiberty was attacked because the Israelis knew that the ship’s mission was to monitor radio signals from Israeli troops and pass troop movement information to the Egyptians.
The Chief of Naval Operations asked the torpedo boats to double-check their calculations. Dead in the Water argued that Liberty was attacked in order to prevent the U. American sources said that no inquiry about ships in the area was made until after the Liberty attack ended.
This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat However, Kislev was still disturbed by a lack of return fire, and requested one last attempt to identify the ship. This book reads like a novel.
In a message sent from U. Chris Johnson rated it it was amazing Dec 25, When the ship was “confirmed to be American” the torpedo boats returned at about 4: So although it doesn’t flow as well as books written by professional historians, it’s very interesting and well-documented.
Finally, Cristol provides a handwritten letter from Admiral Kidd  that, according to Cristol, “suggest that Ward Oon has either a faulty memory or a vivid imagination”.
The telegrams called the attack accidental. The data on the ship’s speed, together with its direction, indicated that it was an Egyptian destroyer fleeing toward port after shelling Arish. The order also was recorded in the torpedo boat’s log, although Commander Oren alleged not to have received it.
Assault On The Liberty by James M. Ennes Jr.
Kidd died in and there is no way to verify Boston’s statements. John strapason rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs Webarchive template wayback links All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from July Wikipedia pages under editing restriction Use dmy dates from July All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Commons category link is on Wikidata Coordinates on Wikidata.
The Clark Clifford Report consists of a review of “all available information on the subject” and “deals with the question of Israeli culpability”, according to its transmittal memorandum. An information source for the aircraft being nuclear-armed, James Ennes, later stated:.
Assault On The Liberty
Retrieved 30 September Accordingly, there is every reason to believe that the USS Liberty asssault identified, or at least her nationality determined, by Israeli aircraft approximately one hour before the attack. Dave Piper rated it liked it Jun 20, With the outbreak of war, Captain William L. However, Cristol argues that the ‘documentary record’ strongly indicated that Kidd ‘supported the validity of the findings of the Court of Inquiry to his dying day.
The aircraft were recalled only just in time, when it was clear the Liberty had not sunk and that Israel had carried out the attack. The video also provides hearsay evidence of a covert alliance of U.