USNavy Historian Uses IDF History Dept. Report As Basis For USNavy History of USS Liberty Attack

USNavy Historian Uses IDF History Dept. Report As Basis For USNavy History of USS Liberty Attack

“It involves the MISTAKEN attack by four Israeli jet fighters and three motor torpedo boats (MTB) on the USS Liberty (AGTR-5). . . .” – “Attack on USS Liberty, 8 June 1967” by RADM Samuel Cox, Director, Naval History and Heritage Command, Published on May 7, 2019. (Emphasis Added)

According to his biography at the NHHC website:

Sam Cox, Director NHHC

Sam Cox, Director of NHHC, Photo Courtesy of NHHC

“Rear Adm. Samuel J. Cox, U.S. Navy (Retired) serves as the director of the Naval History and Heritage Command and Curator of the Navy. He is responsible for the Navy’s museums, art and artifact collections, the research library, 150 million pages of archives, and for collecting and interpreting U.S. Naval history throughout the world.”

In June, 1982, the Israeli Defence Forces, History Department Research and Instruction Branch. published a report, “The Attack on the ‘Liberty’ Incident 8 June 1967.”

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