USS Liberty – 8 June 1967

The USS Liberty by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft and Israeli Navy motor torpedo boats took place on 8 June 1967. It was an attack on a United States Navy technical research shipUSS Liberty, , during the Six-Day War.

The combined air and sea attack killed 34 crew members (naval officers, seamen, two marines, and one civilian), wounded 171 crew members, and severely damaged the ship. At the time, the ship was in international waters north of the Sinai Peninsula, about 25.5 nmi (29.3 mi; 47.2 km) northwest from the Egyptian city of Arish.

 

Episode 162” (part 1 of 4) – Ron Kukal, USS Liberty survivor tells his-story this morning on 9 – 11 – 2018  

Episode 164 – Part 2 – USS Liberty (1967)

Episode 169 – Part 3 – USS Liberty – The Aftermath

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Ron Kukal is the Co-Author of

Remember the Liberty

Book

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