End USA Govt. Coverup: Honor USS LIBERTY

Eileen Fleming
Eileen Fleming 107 Comments
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PETITION CALLING ON U.S. CONGRESS TO INVESTIGATE THE 8 JUNE 1967 ISRAELI ATTACK ON THE USS LIBERTY AND TO PROCLAIM JUNE 8TH AS ‘USS LIBERTY REMEMBRANCE DAY’

The crew of the USS Liberty is the most decorated crew since World War II and among the most decorated for a single engagement in the entire history of the United States Navy. Virtually unarmed, the American navy ship was attacked by Israeli planes and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967 leaving 34 US Sailors and Marines dead and 174 more wounded. Yet, the attack has never received a full investigation, as required by law.

In October of 2003, an Independent Commission of Inquiry convened including Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, United States Navy, (Ret.), Former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; General Raymond G. Davis, United States Marine Corps, (MOH), Former Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps; Rear Admiral Merlin Staring, United States Navy, (Ret.), Former Judge Advocate General of the Navy; and Ambassador James Akins, (Ret.), Former United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

The Independent Commission of Inquiry, having undertaken an independent investigation of Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty, including eyewitness testimony from surviving crewmembers a review of naval and other official records, an examination of official statements by the Israeli and American governments, a study of the conclusions of all previous official inquiries, and a consideration of important new evidence and recent statements from individuals having direct knowledge of the attack or the cover up, concluded that there was compelling evidence that Israel’s attack was deliberate and 'Israel committed acts of murder against American servicemen and an act of war against the United States.'

WHEREUPON, we, the undersigned, in order to fulfill our duty to the brave crew of the USS Liberty and to all Americans who are asked to serve in our Armed Forces, hereby call upon the Department of the Navy, the Congress of the United States and the American people to immediately take the following actions:

FIRST: That a new Court of Inquiry be convened by the Department of the Navy, operating with Congressional oversight, to take public testimony from surviving crewmembers; and to thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the attack on the USS Liberty, with full cooperation from the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency and the military intelligence services, and to determine Israel’s possible motive in launching said attack on a U.S. naval vessel;

SECOND: That every appropriate committee of the Congress of the United States investigate the actions of the White House and Defense Department that prevented the rescue of the USS Liberty, thereafter threatened her surviving officers and men if they exposed the truth, and covered up the true circumstances of the attack from the American people; and

THIRD: That the eighth day of June of every year be proclaimed to be hereafter known as USS LIBERTY REMEMBRANCE DAY, in order to commemorate the Liberty’s heroic crew and to educate the American people of the danger to our national security inherent in any passionate attachment of our elected officials for any foreign nation.


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  • Michael Reitz
    Michael Reitz United States, Washington
    Sep 10, 2017
    Sep 10, 2017
    American need to know the truth about Israel's deliberate and brutal attack on the USS Liberty and the WAR CRIMES committed that have not been investigated by Congress despite its responsibility to do so.
  • George Oldham
    George Oldham United States, San Anselmo
    Sep 08, 2017
    Sep 08, 2017
    An informed electorate is necessary for a healthy and vibrant democracy.
  • ROY J KENDALL
    ROY J KENDALL United States, Visalia
    Sep 08, 2017
    Sep 08, 2017
    THIS IS THE ONLY AMERICAN THING TO DO. PLEASE CONSIDER SIGNING. THANK YOU, ROY J. KENDALL, 70 YR. OLD VIETNAM WAR VET. USAF. B-52. 32350-G.
  • Ted G Arens
    Ted G Arens United States
    Sep 08, 2017
    Sep 08, 2017
    They have earned the rights to a fair investigation.
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