The USS Liberty was a United States Navy Technical Research and Intelligence ship that was attacked by numerous Israeli Air Force jet fighters aircraft AND Israeli Navy torpedo boats on June 8, 1967, which was during the Israeli “Six-Day War”.
The combined air and sea attack killed 34 crew members (officers, seamen, Marines, and one civilian), wounded 170 crew members.., as the Israeli forces did their best.., to sink this ship !!
At the time, the ship was in “protected” international-waters north of the Sinai Peninsula, which was about 26 miles northwest of the Egyptian city, Arish.
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