USS Liberty destroyed

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


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.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "USS Liberty destroyed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5672, accessed 01 September 2015.]