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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T, T and T Two diplomatic cables written ennees Avraham HarmanIsrael’s ambassador in Washington, to Abba EbanIsrael’s minister of foreign affairshave been declassified by Israel and obtained from the Israel State Archive. But those who don’t believe the account, consider this: The captain of boat T reached the same conclusion independently.

I always knew that the Liberty incident was a fouled up mess, but until reading this book I had not realized how messed up. Greg Sheremeta rated it really liked it Jan 31, The helicopters arrived at about 3: Retrieved 17 Libetry McGonagle received the Medal of Honorthe highest U.


At about Z, the helicopters were directed to return home. Kislev told the pilots not to attack if there was any doubt about identification, and the Israeli Navy quickly contacted all of its vessels in the area.

Assault On The Liberty

Lenczowski notes that while the Israeli decision to “attack and destroy” the ship “may appear puzzling”, the explanation seems to be found in Liberty ‘ s nature and its task to monitor communications on both sides in the war zone. He had been a naval aviator in World War II and therefore had insight beyond that of one qualified only in the law. He chose not to make any public statements and delegated this task to Phil G.

June Learn how and when to remove this template message. The committee, which included former U. He reported seeing no flag, but saw the ship’s GTR-5 marking.

Perspectives of the Presidency, A sad commentary on jealousies and over-precautions on the part of countries” Intelligence cultures. Regardless of your poliitical affiliation, this attack was nothing more than a terro This is a scary book.

Shortly before the Liberty ‘ s identity was confirmed, the Saratoga launched eight aircraft armed with conventional weapons towards Liberty.

Assault on the Liberty by James Ennes

After coming under fire, the torpedo boats returned fire with their cannons, killing Liberty’s helmsman. In their view, the U.

Kidd died in and there is no way to verify Boston’s statements. Navy’s Judge Advocate General, suggests that Boston was responsible in part for the original conclusions of the Court of Inquiry and, that by later declaring that they were false, Boston has admitted to “lying under oath”.


Killed 34 men and almost sank the ship. Though that order was recorded in the torpedo boat’s log, [the commander], Oren, claimed he never received it. Assaault a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Assault On The Liberty by James M. Ennes Jr.

According to John Loftus and Mark Aarons in their book, The Secret War Against the JewsLiberty was attacked because the Israelis knew that the ship’s mission was to monitor radio signals from Israeli troops and pass troop movement information to the Egyptians. They say Department of Defense Directive After conducting his own fact-finding inquiry and reviewing evidence, Judge Yerushalmi’s decision was: Mediterranean Sea near Sinai Peninsula [1].

Yes, the Israeli’s apologized. On 2 NamesThe Chicago Tribune published a special report [7] into the attack, containing numerous previously unreported quotes from former military personnel with first-hand knowledge of the incident.