From an “If Americans Knew” mailing
by Alison Weir
June 8th will be the 50th anniversary of the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty.
On that day Israeli forces tried to sink a U.S. Navy ship with all men aboard. They failed in that but succeeded in killing 34 Americans and injuring over 170.
Later, reluctantly, Israel gave the US $6 million “compensation” for the $40 million ship it had damaged so severely that it had to be scrapped.
When surviving crew members have called for a full, honest investigation of the attack, Israel and its partisans have called them “antisemitic.” Continue reading