Sunday, 16 December 2012

UFO News Article:
“Military Report Once Accepted Space ‘Saucers’ ”,
‎4 January 1967 (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennsylvania)

The article reports on the UFO research work of U.S. Air Force Captain Edward J. Ruppelt, the Air Force’s three UFO projects, Project Sign, Project Grudge and Project Blue Book and the alleged 1948 Project Sign document, “Estimate of the Situation”:

It was Edward J. Ruppelt’s 1956 book that first publicly disclosed the document. The book was cleared by the U.S. Air Force.

Quote from the article:
“Today the Air Force denies that such a document ever existed. But Ruppelt claimed he saw it. It was, he wrote, a thick document printed on legal-size paper, with a black cover with ‘Top Secret’ printed across the cover.”

Ruppelt was the director of Project Blue Book from March 1952 until late 1953.

He was also the director of Project Grudge from late 1951 until 
it became Project Blue Book in March 1952, according to the 
Wikipedia article, “Edward J. Ruppelt.

The late Captain Edward J. Ruppelt, U.S. Air Force,
Head of Project Blue Book (1952-1953)
( photo)