The January 23 attack by North Korea on USS PUEBLO
began that INFAMOUS YEAR 1968
"North Korea Hi-Jacks US Navy Vessel,
Congressmen Brand Seizure Act of War"
Stars & Stripes Headline 24 Jan. 1968
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The Lonely Bull
Original oil painting depicting North Korean attack by artist Richard DeRosset for USS PUEBLO crewmember Tom Massie
North Korean ship and aircraft numbering is exact for the attacking forces
On January 23, 1968 the United States Navy ship USS PUEBLO (AGER-2) was attacked in international waters by North Korean forces. Eighty-two surviving crewmembers were captured and held prisoner for eleven months. The pages of this website tell the true story of what came to be called the "PUEBLO INCIDENT."