By Aaron Nelson Global Research, June 08, 2019 The AntiMedia America is commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Israeli attack on USS Liberty. This article was first published on November 14, 2014 …
- The attack, by a U.S. ally, was a deliberate attempt to destroy an American ship and kill its entire crew.
- The attack included the machine-gunning of stretcher-bearers and life rafts .
- The White House deliberately prevented the U.S. Navy from coming to the defense of the USS Liberty. This was the first time in naval history a rescue mission had been cancelled while an American ship was under attack.
- Surviving crew members were later threatened with court-martial, imprisonment, or worse if they talked to anyone about what had happened to them; and were “abandoned by their own government