Category:USS Liberty (AGTR-5)

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English: USS Liberty (AGTR-5) was a Belmont-class technical research ship. On the afternoon of 8 June 1967, while in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea, Liberty was attacked and damaged by Israeli forces; 34 crewmen were killed and 173 wounded. Considerable controversy surrounds this attack, it became known as the USS Liberty incident.