Assault on the Liberty: The True Story of the Attack by Israel For shipment anywhere else in the world, please email [email protected] for details. You may also. : ASSAULT ON THE LIBERTY: pp Illus “The true story of the Israeli attack on an American intelligence ship.” Presentation copy signed by “a. This fifth edition of Assault on the Liberty should be read by all James M. Ennes , Jr. .. deck, to the room I now shared with Jim O’Connor.

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Assault on the Liberty by James Ennes

Cartersent a message to all intercept sites requesting a special search assaulr all communications that might reflect the attack or reaction.

Archived from the original PDF on 10 October To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dupuy, copyright ” Citing Ennes’s book, Lenczowski notes: After being flown over at low altitude several times by Israeli aircraft making her identity unmistakableLIBERTY was subsequently strafed and torpedoed by Israeli aircraft and torpedo boats, killing 34 US sailors.

So although it doesn’t flow as well as books written by professional historians, it’s very interesting jaems well-documented.

Assault On The Liberty

The following day, 6 June, Admiral Martin replied: The June 13 memorandum is an “account of circumstances of the attack Israel apologized for the attack, saying that the USS Liberty had been attacked in error after being mistaken for an Egyptian ship. Also confusing this issue is an kn history report from the American Embassy in Cairo, now in the LBJ Library, which notes that the Embassy received an urgent message from Washington warning that Cairo was about to be bombed by US forces, presumably in mistaken retaliation for the USS Liberty attack.


The court concluded that the testimony record revealed “a shallow investigation, plagued by myriad disagreements between assahlt captain and his crew”. Published first published December 12th The speed of the target was significant because it indicated that the thw was a combat vessel.

USS Liberty incident – Wikipedia

Archived from the original PDF on 4 July It was our shared belief, based on the documentary evidence and testimony we received first hand, that the Israeli attack was planned and deliberate, and could not possibly have been an accident.

Experience demonstrates that both the flag and the identification number of the vessel were readily visible jsmes the air John strapason rated it it was amazing Dec 29, From the start, the response to Israeli statements of mistaken identity ranged between frank disbelief and unquestioning acceptance within the administration in Washington. Return to Book Page. Jay Cristol ‘s book The Liberty Incidentwhich Boston said was an “insidious attempt to whitewash the facts”, Boston prepared and signed an affidavit in which he lberty that Admiral Kidd had told libertty that the government ordered Kidd to falsely report that the attack was a mistake, and that Boston and Kidd both believed the attack azsault deliberate.

Regardless of your poliitical affiliation, this attack was nothing more than a terror attack on the US.

Write a book on our beloved “ally” deliberately and repeatedly attacking a US Navy technical research vessel in international waters in broad daylight with the Stars and Stripes flapping in the wind and you’re labeled a conspiracy theorist.

Kidd died in and there is no way to verify Boston’s statements.


The attack on the USS Liberty which was in international waters off the coast of Egypt during the Six-Day War is one of the most unusual events in the history of modern warfare. Not to call attention on the sad event that left many American sailors dead! When the ship was “confirmed to be American” the torpedo boats returned at about 4: Retrieved 29 November June Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The committee, which included former U. Johnson assumed that the Soviets were involved, and hotlined Moscow with news of the attack and the dispatch of jets from Saratoga.

Naval Court of Inquiry record, various military and government messages and memorandum, and personal interviews for its content.

Resolutions and statements of the United Nations Security Council — However, one of the airborne platforms, a U. Interesting personal account of an often overlooked event.

I didn’t believe them then, and I don’t believe them to this day. A sad assult on jealousies and over-precautions on the part of countries” Intelligence cultures.

English transcripts of the released tapes indicate that Israel still spoke of hitting an Libsrty supply ship even after the attack had stopped. Date 8 June Regardless of your poliitical affiliation, this attack was nothing more than a terro This is a scary book.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Archived from the original on 21 August That strange message was never explained or cancelled.

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