Blood in the Water: How the US and Israel Conspired to Ambush the USS Liberty
by Joan Mellen, The Jerusalem Post, April 12, 2019
On June 8, 1967, during the Six Day War, unmarked jet planes and torpedo boats attacked the USS Liberty, a surveillance ship in international waters off the coast of Egypt. Some 34 American sailors were killed and 174 wounded. Within a day, Israel acknowledged its responsibility, but insisted the attack had been an accident.