The American Legion’s resolution brings the nation’s largest veterans organization back on the side of the USS Liberty survivors in calling upon Congress to publicly, impartially, and thoroughly investigate the 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.
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