USS Liberty destroyed (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


The USS Liberty, an intelligence-gathering ship, was torpedoed by Israel in the Mediterranean on 8 June. The Israelis quickly apologized for the accident, which claimed the lives of 34 sailors.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "USS Liberty destroyed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 06 December 2016.]