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Assault on the Liberty: The True Story of the Israeli Attack on an American Intelligence Ship

Ennes, James

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ISBN 10: 0394505123 / ISBN 13: 9780394505121
Published by Random House Inc, New York, 1979
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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299pp/illus. "In June 1967, jet aircraft and motor torpedo boats of Israel brutally assaulted an American naval vessel, the USS Liberty, in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula. The attack lasted more than two hours - killing 34 Americans and wounding 171 others. Israeli forces machine-gunned her life rafts." - from dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 005187

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Title: Assault on the Liberty: The True Story of ...

Publisher: Random House Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

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In June, 1967, jet aircraft and motor torpedo boats of Israel brutally assaulted an American naval vessel, the USS Liberty, in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea. Thirty-four men died and 172 were wounded. The author was an officer on the bridge when the attack started and subsequently spent many years researching and documenting this meticulous account of the attack and the cover-up that followed.

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I've never read a more graphic depiction of war at sea...an insider's book by an honest participant. -- Pulitzer Prize-winner Seymour Hersh

One of the finest accounts of combat at sea...the most important book you'll read this year. -- The Hartford Courant

The writing is first class. The relationships and conflicts of important shipboard personalities add suspense and human drama. -- Washington Post Book World

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