Hey everyone, I have been working with Veterans for Peace and have been enlisted to spread the word about an event coming up on the 8th of June. It is a “corridor” event that starts in Iowa City and ends in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Corridor Observance of the 45th Anniversary of the attack on the USS Liberty
On June 8, 1967, a US Navy ship, the USS Liberty, was attacked by planes and torpedo boats in international waters in the Mediterranean. Thirty-four men were killed, and 174 were wounded.
At Noon on June 8th, 2012, a community observance in honor of the deceased and the survivors will be held on the Pentacrest and at The Old Capitol in Iowa City.
Later, in Cedar Rapids, at 6:00 pm, there will be a speaker on the east side of May’s Island between 2nd and 3rd Avenue…
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