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Originally posted by TDawgRex
reply to post by Dreine
As for the French attacking the US and her allies.
Please google Vichy France.
They actively fought the US on the side of the Nazi's during the invasion of Africa in WW2. As history shows, it didn't turn out so well for them.
The Attack on Mers-el-Kébir, part of Operation Catapult and also known as the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir, was a naval engagement fought at Mers-el-Kébir on the coast of what was then French Algeria on 3 July 1940.
A British naval task force attacked the main part of the French fleet, which was at anchor there, resulting in the deaths of 1,297 French servicemen, the sinking of a battleship and the damaging of five other ships.
France and the United Kingdom were not at war but France had signed an armistice with Germany, and Britain feared the French fleet would end up as a part of the German Navy. Although French Admiral François Darlan had assured Winston Churchill the fleet would not fall into German possession, the British acted upon the assumption that Darlan's promises were insufficient guarantees.
The attack remains controversial to this day, and created much rancour between Britain and France, but it also demonstrated to the world and to the United States in particular, Britain's commitment to continue the war with Germany.
Originally posted by buster2010
If the news agencies don't cover cover this incident then we should mass email them and ask why it wasn't covered and demand an explanation.
Here is a link for USS Liberty Personnel Roster of these forgotten heros. In case people doesn't know the medal of honor was given to Commander William Loren McGonagle, USN in secret no announcement was even made of the fact.
Israel should pay for what they did that day.
Originally posted by SLAYER69
Originally posted by Danbones
The russians were the first to come to offer aid to the Liberty
the president and brass helped cover up this attack
Not entirely true...
I'm sure many here know that a nearby US Aircraft carrier [Whose Captain was not in "The Know"] upon hearing of the attack launched fighter aircraft to defend the Liberty which were then immediately ordered to return to the Carrier by the President. [The heated argument between the Carrier Captain and those in "The know"] was covered up as well.
Truly a False Flag event...
edit on 8-6-2012 by SLAYER69 because: (no reason given)