Remembering those who lost their lives in Israel's attack on the USS Liberty

Jerry Leroy Converse, June 11, 1943 - June 8, 1967

JERRY LEROY CONVERSE  June 11, 1943 - June 8, 1967 Jerry Leroy Converse, June 11, 1943 - June 8, 1967

Jerry was born and raised in Puyallup, Washington, and completed almost three years at Ames State College before leaving to join the Navy.

CT2 Jerry Leroy Converse, USN, 794 79 44
Born 11 June 1943, Puyallup, Washington
Active duty since 1 February 1965
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Ray Converse, Iowa
Died in Naval Security Group (intelligence) Department spaces 
Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee, Iowa, Plot Blk 2N, Lot 15, grave 4

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Liberty booklets, brochures, and flyers

Booklets, brochures, and more to educate your community about the USS Liberty


Video: USS Liberty Memorial - June 8, 2009

Interview with Captain Boston, the 1967 Chief Attorney in the Liberty Investigation

Documentary: Dead in the Water

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Additional Resources

Booklets, Flyers, & More on the USS Liberty

An Evidentiary Study of the USS Liberty Attack

Arlington National Cemetery: William Loren McGonagle

Q & A – Commonly Asked Questions about the Attack on the USS Liberty

Findings of the Independent Commission of Inquiry

Affidavit – Counsel to the U.S. Navy Court of Inquiry’s investigation

Book – Assault on the Liberty

Book – Body of Secrets : Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency

Documentary – Dead in the Water


USS Liberty Memorial Website

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