Thousands Of Pages Of UFO Files Released By US Air Force
Thousands of pages of UFO files released by U.S. Air Force, containing world’s strangest UFO cases. The files relate to USAF investigations from 1947-1969, are available now in 130,000 pages of fully searchable archives in the Project Blue Book Collection. More than 700 cases (5.5 per cent of the files) in Project Blue Book remain unsolved.
According to Military Times: UFO enthusiast John Greenewald has spent nearly two decades filing Freedom of Information Act requests for the government’s files on UFOs and other phenomena. On Jan. 12, Greenewald posted the Blue Book files — as well as files on Blue Book’s 1940s-era predecessors, Project Sign and Project Grudge — on his online database, The Black Vault.
Project Blue Book was based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Between 1947 and 1969, the Air Force recorded 12,618 sightings of strange phenomena — 701 of which remain “unidentified.”
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Nine UFOs over Mount Rainier, on 24 June 1947 by Kenneth Arnold. The US government agencies took an interest in reports.
The Lubbock Lights incident was reported August 30, 1951 in Texas. The USAF said that these lights were most likely caused by birds named plovers, whose white breasts could reflect lights from the city below.
These 4 images were taken in Santa Ana, California on August 3, 1965 by highway worker Rex Heflin using his Polaroid camera. This object supposedly flew over the Marine Corps El Toro Air Station in broad daylight, but no one else saw it.
No case files are associated with this image, which looks like a flying submarine. It was taken on December 27, 1954 in Bronx, New York.
Found on July, 1957 in Ohio, the mysterious rock was thought to be from an alien civilisation. Experts initially said it was a meteorite that was over a century old. But after testing, they changed their minds and claimed it was a displaced piece of sediment from a glacier.
This image, titled simply ‘Winter 1951’, was taken in New Zealand. While the photographer believed this to be a flying saucer, the USAF concluded that it was in fact a lenticular cloud. The lens-shaped formations are the result of moist air that has condensed at a high altitude.
This image was taken on April 15, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. The USAF says that the Blue Book included 12,618 sightings reports, with 701 of which remained ‘unidentified’