New Book Reveals Disturbing New Details Of Israel’s Attack On The USS Liberty

'The Americans have findings that show our pilots were aware the ship was American,' a newly published document by the State Archives says.
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    Rescue efforts the day after the USS liberty was attacked by Israeli forces.

    Amid the jubilee celebrations for the Six-Day War, the tragic story of the American spy ship USS Liberty – which was bombed by an Israeli fighter jet and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967 in the eastern Mediterranean – was somewhat overlooked. Thirty-four American sailors were killed in the Israeli attack and many others were wounded.

    Israel apologized and paid compensation to the victims’ families. Israeli and American commissions of inquiry found that the attack was a mistake. But naturally, as often happens in such events, to this day there are some who believe Israel attacked the ship with malicious intent.

    A conspiracy? Healthy suspicion? Call it what you will. A new book published in May in the United States (its authors include several survivors of the attack) promises that “the truth is being told as never before and the real story revealed.” The 302 pages of “Remember the Liberty!: Almost Sunk by Treason on the High Seas” include quite a number of documents, testimonies, arguments and information that were gathered in the subsequent 50 years.



    The authors’ bottom line is that then-U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was behind the attack, in an attempt to blame then-Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser – an excuse that would then enable the United States to join the Six-Day War.

    The book includes, among other things, a CIA document from November 1967 that is still partially censored. In the document, which is also on the official CIA website, an anonymous source is quoted as saying: “They said that [then-Israeli Defense Minister Moshe] Dayan personally ordered the attack on the ship, and that one of his generals adamantly opposed the action and said, ‘This is pure murder.’” There is no dispute about the authenticity of the document, but clearly not every sentence written in an intelligence document is the unvarnished truth.

    On the other hand, the new book quotes a story reported by former U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dwight Porter, who recounted a conversation between an Israeli pilot and the Israel Air Force war room, which was allegedly picked up by an NSA aircraft and inadvertently cabled to CIA offices around the world:

    Israeli pilot to IDF war room: This is an American ship. Do you still want us to attack?

    IDF war room to Israeli pilot: Yes, follow orders.

    Israeli pilot to IDF war room: But sir, it’s an American ship – I can see the flag!

    IDF war room to Israeli pilot: Never mind; hit it.

    Both the CIA document and the quote have already been published in the past. The book revives them as part of its attempt to prove its thesis.

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    ‘But sir, it’s an American ship’ ‘Never mind, hit her!’ When Israel attacked USS Liberty

    Amid the jubilee celebrations for the Six-Day War, the tragic story of the American spy ship USS Liberty – which was bombed by an Israeli fighter jet and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967 in the eastern Mediterranean – was somewhat overlooked. Thirty-four American sailors were killed in the Israeli attack and many others were wounded.

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    • JayGoldenBeach

      The attack on USS Liberty was not a couple “friendly fire” missiles. The attack from the air was sustained and included missiles and napalm- – followed by a couple of torpedoes. Helicopter gun ships even joined the attack to get some: machine gunning life rafts deployed in the water.

      That’s far too much firepower over a couple hours to be just a “fog of war” mishap.

    • sai

      A terrorist assault of the most despicable kind As usual though, the Apartheid State is gifted with immunity. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7c1d1a7ebe9d38c87b532b6cf9585f028e20f3aec666cb3c0949ecfc31de9e8c.png

    • ties

      they was flying the American flag and the fighter jet made eye contact before the attack and repeatedly attacked to kill all witness…. It could not have been a accident…. all planned alone with Jewish dual citizens working at the pentagon.

    • tapatio

      USS Liberty Memorial
      http://www.gtr5.com/

      USS Liberty Veterans Association
      https://www.usslibertyveterans.org/

      Fifty Years Later, NSA Keeps Details of Israel’s USS Liberty Attack Secret
      https://theintercept.com/2017/06/06/fifty-years-later-nsa-keeps-details-of-israels-uss-liberty-attack-secret/

      Infamy at Sea: Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty 50 Years Later
      https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/02/infamy-at-sea-israels-attack-on-the-uss-liberty-50-years-later/

      “USS Liberty: Dead In The Water” (BBC Documentary 2002)
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjOH1XMAwZA

      Lyndon Johnson was placed in power by the Rothschild-Bilderberg cartel and its minions in the CIA/Mossad. That the Jew “Jack Ruby”, who killed the assassin Oswald (real name – Jacob Rubenstein) was connected to Johnson and a rabid Zionist. It’s also interesting that the ONLY good quality film of the assassination came from a Jewish man who was in exactly the perfect location.

      I don’t believe that the false flag attack on the USS Liberty originated with Johnson. That sort of treachery is more a Jewish trait, where Johnson had always been a rather direct thug. The Jew state wanted US participation in its war with Egypt. To get that, an “incident” was required (think Tonkin Gulf, 9/11, etc). Johnson was the Zionist’s puppet in the US and ordered the USS Liberty into the area, ordered the carrier battle group to recall the planes sent to protect the Liberty and ordered the ship that finally did (in disobedience of orders) go in to cover the Liberty to leave the area. Neither Johnson or the Jews wanted any witnesses left alive.

      Six hours before the USS Davis (destroyer) arrived, a Soviet destroyer reached the USS Liberty and stood guard until the Davis arrived. The Liberty’s captain refused aid from the Soviet destroyer.

      This completely unprovoked attack SHOULD have resulted in war against the rogue (even then) Jewish state and obliteration of that state. However, with their puppet Johnson having been placed in power, few Americans knew of the attack (I knew because my cousin was one of the 34 crew members murdered by the Jews). It was years before anyone knew about the Washington regime’s collusion in the war crime.

      • tapatio

        It’s funny how Zionist trolls, like “Norm” below, throw in things like Sandy Hook, which had nothing whatever to do with Jews, to denigrate the truth about the attack on the USS Liberty, the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy, 9/11 and other events in which ONLY JEWS PROFITED.

        These vile, moist creatures work so terribly hard to cover their own filth. But, truth always comes out – and it’s the ONE THING THAT TERRIFIES THESE CRIMINALS.
        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a49592a55b6e6dd4936a33d4d1e1ccfdce3ca0d0aaf931aede3d3484f9fa84f7.jpg

    • Norm

      The USS Liberty, just like the JFK assassination and 9/11 and the Sandy Hook shooting and so many other, has long been used by the fringe of anti-Semites and far-leftist anti-American anarchists to concoct and spread more conspiracy theories as part of their modern-day blood libels. It’s quite remarkable how all those notorious traitors for whom America is always the ‘Big Satan’ and everything American is inherently ‘evil’, suddenly become so “patriotic” when the USS Liberty is concerned.

      The piece here is actually a cherry-picked excerpt from the Israeli ‘Haaretz’. Yet even the orig full piece in the far-leftists and viciously-anti-Israel ‘Haaretz’ is still focused mostly on the rebuttal of this bizarre and ludicrous conspiracy theory. http://www.haaretz.com/us-news/1.800584

      But of course, no mention of this fact in the MintPress excerpt here. A coincidence…?

      Also, in contrast to the MintPress bombastic bait-and-switch headline (absent at ‘Haaretz’), this contains no “Revelations” of any “Disturbing New Details”, as even the excerpt here readily admits in its last paragraph: “Both the CIA document and the quote have already been published in the past. The book revives them as part of its attempt to prove its thesis.”

      • TeeJae

        “in contrast to the MintPress…headline… this contains no “Revelations” of any “Disturbing New
        Details”

        How would you know? Did you read the book?

        • Norm

          Regardless of your own views on this, you’d have to agree that by now nothing about the USS Liberty is ‘breaking news’. It has been so extensively looked into, researched, debated, conspiracy-theorized upon, debunked, manipulated, distorted, used, reused, abused, by every possible stakeholder and then some – not unlike the JFK assassination, 9/11, the Sandy Hook shooting, and so many other similar cases.

          Now take a look at the book’s blurb at Amazon and the reviews there, all of which are in fact favorable to the book’s thesis. Yet none of them, not even the author himself, claim that there’s any new hard evidence in there. Only that it “examines it in complete context “, that it’s “providing a realistic explanation of how it could occur”, that its thesis is “being told as never before” – but that all of it is “As Nelson tells it”, and “By Nelson’s thesis.”

          • tapatio

            You’re right, Judeo-Naz! – the ONLY conclusion that can be drawn is that the Jews attacked the USS Liberty to give their PUPPET, Johnson, an excuse to attack Egypt.

            When the Jews FAILED TO MURDER THE ENTIRE CREW OF THE LIBERTY, Johnson proved that he was the Jews’ boot-lick by failing to eradicate that DISEASE CALLED ISRAHELL.

            But, all in good time. Humanity has beaten you baboons many times and we’ll do it again – thoroughly and permanently.

            • Norm
              • tapatio

                Is that what’s happening to you, Normy? There was NOTHING in my comment, above, with which you could argue. The evidence against the outlaw Jewish state is overwhelming, as is the circumstantial evidence against Lyndon Johnson.

      • JayGoldenBeach

        “…far-leftist and viciously-anti-Israel ‘Haaretz’ – ?!

        If that was true, then Israeli govt would not allow it to remain operational. Typical disinfo hasbara. Cheers.

        • Norm

          Don’t be silly. The Israeli govt can’t shut down Haaretz exactly like Trump can’t shut down MintPress. Ever heard of freedom of speech and separation of powers?

    • tapatio

      Lyndon Johnson was placed in power by the Rothschild-Bilderberg cartel and its minions in the CIA/Mossad. That the Jew “Jack Ruby”, who killed the assassin Oswald (real name – Jacob Rubenstein) was connected to Johnson and a rabid Zionist. It’s also interesting that the ONLY good quality film of the assassination came from a Jewish man who was in exactly the perfect location.

      I don’t believe that the false flag attack on the USS Liberty originated with Johnson. That sort of treachery is more a Jewish trait, where Johnson had always been a rather direct thug. The Jew state wanted US participation in its war with Egypt. To get that, an “incident” was required (think Tonkin Gulf, 9/11, etc). Johnson was the Zionist’s puppet in the US and ordered the USS Liberty into the area, ordered the carrier battle group to recall the planes sent to protect the Liberty and ordered the ship that finally did (in disobedience of orders) go in to cover the Liberty to leave the area. Neither Johnson or the Jews wanted any witnesses left alive.

      Six hours before the USS Davis (destroyer) arrived, a Soviet destroyer reached the USS Liberty and stood guard until the Davis arrived. The Liberty’s captain refused aid from the Soviet destroyer.

      This completely unprovoked attack SHOULD have resulted in war against the rogue (even then) Jewish state and obliteration of that state. However, with their puppet Johnson having been placed in power, few Americans knew of the attack (I knew because my cousin was one of the 34 crew members murdered by the Jews). It was years before anyone knew about the Washington regime’s collusion in the war crime.

      • Norm

        Well, this topic also came up when the ex-FBI source who had seen your dossier told me all about your background, tapatio. You never had a “cousin” on the Liberty. It was simply your treacherous mother who told you that there was such a “distant relative” whom she didn’t even know herself, and this as part of her desperate attempts to regain her collapsing gov “career” as junior administrative secretary after she was caught stealing secret missile documents from Wernher von Braun’s team at the Army Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, and passing it to Israel as a service for her Jewish married-couple lovers . Sorry to be the first to break this to you.

        • tapatio

          Did you forget, Normy, that you posted this ca-ca before. I’ve been doing this for years and all you’ve done is use my past comments and twisted them around. Nobody gave you any “dossier”. You’re some loser Jew-boy in his mama’s Brooklyn apartment. There’s NOTHING in your drivel that I haven’t posted over the last few years.

          But, thank you! You’ve again proven that I’m so upsetting to your baboons that your Hasbara Project keeps a record of my comments. IF I WERE’NT EFFECTIVE, NONE OF YOU WOULD BOTHEER. The Jews at a hasbara site, that I found and posted on Huffington Post, used to do the same. Several of us who posted on HuffPo used to go into the hasbara site, read and copy all the whining the little beanie babies did about us. As I’ve said before, Jew-boi……………….
          https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/df5cdcf26bf4ab8acbf540e0e9c42a0e0ee50a363c647f80e7852f4f5ec55464.jpg

          • Norm

            Sure. Everyone who supports Israel is an “hasbara Jew-boy”. Oh, well…

            And no, I didn’t see your entire FBI dossier myself but my ex-FBI source did, and he gave me all the juicy details about the two formative incidents in your life involving your mother that have transformed you into the bitter ultra-radicalized anti-American and rabid Jew-hater that you’ve become ever since your dreams of pursuing a military career were shattered in Vietnam. And, as you know, I’m also aware of your “glorious” HuffPo history through this link, which I’ve already posted here before: https://hpmonitor.blogspot.co.il/2012/09/hpw-user-profile-bainbridge-island.html?m=0

            BTW, he actually contacted me through an old disqus post of mine, after I had posted my working hypothesis that you must be another case of a multi-persona self-loathing Jew troll since I couldn’t find any other reasonable explanation for all the contradictions in your posts, replete with your uniquely bizarre neo-Nazi hatred of Jews as combined with your ‘Archie Bunker’-like anti-gay bigotry against Wherry and zero critical thinking skills while at the same time claiming to be a leftist intellectual. But it was only after your own post here about your mother that I realized that his incredible information about you is true and this was indeed your dossier. His only condition was that I give my word not to dox your real name and exact address or any other identifying info of yours, or anything that might also expose him.