Thursday, 6 January 2011

UFO News Article:
“Newest Saucer Report Aired”, 18 July 1952
(Lewiston Morning Tribune, Idaho)

Lewiston Morning Tribune reports on the UFO research work of the Air Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio:,1353415

Project Blue Book was an operation of the Air Technical Intelligence Center.

The article also mentions the 14 July 1952 UFO sighting by the airline pilots William B. Nash and William H. Fortenberry (Pan American World Airways).

I reported on this UFO incident on 18 August 2010:


“This official flying disc illustration is taken from an Air Force Intelligence Manual, AFM 200-3, Chapter 9, page 3. The caption reads: ‘The Air Technical Intelligence Center is responsible for the prevention of technological surprise.’ ” ( image)
UFO News Article:
“ ‘Saucer’ Stories Not Just Fakes, Air Force Admits”,
18 July 1952 (The Pittsburgh Press, Pennsylvania)

The Pittsburgh Press presents an interview with the head of Project Blue Book, Captain Edward J. Ruppelt, U.S. Air Force:,852459

Quote from the article:
“The Air Force admitted today that people actually see
‘something’ when they report flying saucers and said some of
the unexplainable objects travelling at speeds up to 2000 miles
an hour have been tracked by radar.”

The late Captain Edward J. Ruppelt, U.S. Air Force,
Head of Project Blue Book (1952-1953)
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UFO Article:
“Project Blue Book 1951-1969” by Michael Hall

Michael Hall reports on the history of Project Blue Book (U.S. Air Force):

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