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The Project Bluebook Unknowns, Page 1

      July 3, 1947; Harborside, Maine. 2:30 p.m.  EDT. Witness:
      astronomer John Cole of South Brooksville, Me. Watched 10-15
      seconds while ten very light objects, with two dark forms to
      their left, moved like a swarm of bees to the northwest.  A loud
      roar was heard.

      July 4, 1947; over Emmet, Idaho. 8:17 p.m.  PDT. Witnesses:
      United Air Lines Capt. E.J. Smith, First Officer Ralph Stevens,
      Stewardess Marty Morrow. Watched for 12-15 minutes while four
      objects with flat bottoms and rough tops moved at varying speeds,
      with one high and to the right of the others.

      July 6, 1947; Fairfield-Suisan Air Base, California. Daytime.
      Witnesses:  Army Air Forces Capt. and Mrs. James Burniston.
      Watched for 1 minute while one object having no wings or tail
      rolled from side-to-side three times and then flew away very fast
      to the southeast.

      July 8, 1947; Muroc Air Base, California. 9:30 a.m. PDT.
      Witnesses:  lst Lt. Joseph McHenry, T/Sgt Ruvolo, S/Sgt Nauman,
      Miss Janette Scotte. Watched for an unstated length of time
      while two disc-shaped or spherical objects--silver and apparently
      metallic--flew a wide circular pattern, and then one of them
      later flew a tighter circle.

      July 9, 1947; Meridian, Idaho. 12:17 p.m.  PDT. Witness:  Idaho
      statesman aviation editor and former (AAF) B-29 pilot Dave
      Johnson. Watched for more than 10 seconds from an Idaho Air
      National Guard AT-6 while a black disc, which stood out against
      the clouds, made a half-roll and then a stair-step climb.

      July 10, 1947; Harmon Field, Newfoundland, Canada. Between 3 and
      5 p.m.  local time.  Witnesses:  three ground crewmen, including
      Mr. Leidy, for Pan American Airways. Watched briefly while one
      translucent disc- or wheel-shaped object flew very fast, leaving
      a dark blue trail and then ascended and cut a path through the

      July 29, 1947; Hamilton Air Base, California. 2:50 p.m. PDT.
      Witnesses:  Assistant Base Operations Officer Capt. William
      Rhyerd, ex-AAF B-29 pilot Ward Stewart. Watched for unknown
      length of time while two round, shiny, white objects with
      estimated 15-25 foot diameters, flew 3-4 times the apparent speed
      of a P-80, also in sight. One object flew straight and level;
      the other weaved from side-to-side like an escort fighter.

      Sept. 3, 1947; Oswego, Oregon. 12:15 p.m.  PDT. Witness:
      housewife Mrs. Raymond Dupui. Watched for unknown length of time
      as 12-15 round, silver objects flew an unstated pattern.

      Oct., 1947; Dodgeville, Wisconsin. 11
      unnamed civilian man.  Watched for 1 hour while an undescribed
      object flew counterclockwise circles.

      Oct. 14, 1947; 11 mi. NNE of Cave Creek, Arizona. Noon MDT.
      Witnesses:  ex-AAF fighter pilot J.L. Clark, civilian pilot
      Anderson, third man. Watched 45-60 seconds while one 3-foot
      "flying wing"-shaped object, which looked black against the white
      clouds and red against the blue sky, flew straight at an
      estimated 380 m.p.h., at 8-10,000 feet, from NW to SE.

      April 5, 1948; Holloman AFB, New Mexico. Afternoon. Witnesses:
      Geophysics Lab balloon observers Alsen, Johnson, Chance. Two
      irregular, round, white or golden objects.  One made three loops
      then rose and disappeared rapidly; the other flew in a fast arc
      to the west during the 3O^second sighting.

      July 29, 1948:  Indianapolis, Indiana. 9:88 a.m. witness*:
      James Toney, Robert Huggins, both employees of a rug cleaning
      firm.  One shiny aluminum object, shaped something like an
      airplane's propeller, with 10-12 small cups protruding from
      either blade.  Estimated size 6-8' long, 1.5-2' wide.  The object
      glided across the road a few hundred feet in front of their
      vehicle and apparently went down in a wooded area.  Sighting
      lasted a few seconds.

      July 31, 1948; Indianapolis, Indiana. 8:25 a.m. Witnesses:  Mr.
      and Mrs. Vernon Swigert; he was an electrician.  Object was
      shaped like a cymbal, or domed disc; about 20' across and 6-8'
      thick, and was white without any shine.  It flew straight and
      level from horizon to horizon in about 10 seconds, shimmering in
      the sun as if spinning.

      July or August, 1948; vicinity of Marion, Virginia. Shortly
      after sunset.  Witness:  Max Abbott, flying a Bellanca Cruisair
      four-passenger private airplane.  A single bright white light
      accelerated and turned up a valley.

      Sept. 23, 1948; San Pablo, California.  12 noon.  Witnesses:
      Sylvester Bentham and retired U.S. Army Col. Horace Eakins. Two
      objects:  one, a buff or grey rectangle with vertical lines; the
      other a translucent "amoeba" with a dark spot near the center.
      The arms of the "amoeba" undulated. Both objects travelled very

      Oct. 15, 1948; Fusuoka, Japan. 11:05 p.m.  Witnesses:  pilot
      Halter and radar operator Hemphill of a P-61 "Black Widow" night
      fighter.  Up to six objects tracked on radar, only one seen
      visually.  Dull or dark object shaped like a dirigible with a
      flat bottom and clipped tail end. Six seen on radar separately
      Pilot attempted to close on visual object, but it dove away fast.

      Dec. 3, 1948; Fairfield-Suisan AFB, California. 8:15 p.m.
      Witness:  USAF Sgt., control tower operator.  One round, white
      light flew for 25 seconds with varying speed, bouncing motion,
      and finally a rapid erratic climb.

      Jan. 4, 1949; Hickam Field, Hawaii. 2 p.m. Witness:  USAF pilot
      Capt. Paul Storey, on ground. one flat white, elliptical object
      with a matte top circled while oscillating to the right and left,
      and then sped away.

      Jan. 27, 1949; Cortez-Bradenton, Florida. 10:20 p.m. Witnesses:
      Capt. Sames, acting chief of the Aircraft Branch, Eglin AFB, and
      Mrs. Sames. They watched for 25 minutes while a cigar-shaped
      object as long as two Pullman cars and having seven lighted
      square windows and throwing sparks, descended and then climbed
      with a bouncing motion at an estimated 400 m.p.h.

      March 17, 1949; Camp Hood, Texas. 7:52 p.m. Witnesses:  guards
      of the 2nd Armored Division. While awaiting the start of a
      flare firing, they watched, for an hour, while eight large,
      green, red and white flare-like objects flew in generally
      straight lines.

      April 3, 1949; Dillon, Montana. 11:55 a.m.  Witnesses:
      construction company owner Gosta Miller and three other unnamed
      persons.  One object shaped like two plates attached
      face-to-face; matte bottom, bright aluminum top; 20' diameter,
      4-5' thickness.  It rocked or rotated in six cycles, descended,
      rocked, flew, rocked; all this was very fast.

      April 4, 1949; Merced, California. 10:20 p.m.  witness:  William
      Parrott, former Air Force pilot and major.  One generally round
      object with a curved bottom and dull coloring.  The object gave
      off a clicking sound until overhead.  Parrott's dog reacted. 35

      April 24, 1949; Arrey, New Mexico. l0:30 a.m.  Witnesses:
      General Mills meteorologist and balloon expert C.B. Moore and
      others on a balloon launch crew.  One white, round ellipsoid,
      about 2.5 times as long as wide.

      April 28, 1949; Tucson, Arizona. 5:45 p.m.  Witnesses:  Howard
      Hann, Mr. Hubert, Tex Keahey. One bright, sausage-shaped object
      was observed for 40 minutes while it rolled and flew fast.

      May 5, 1949; Ft. Bliss, Texas. 11:40 a.m.  Witnesses:  Army
      officers Maj. Day, Maj. Olhausen, Capt. Vaughn. Two oblong white
      discs, flying at an estimated 200-250 m.p.h., made a shallow turn
      during the 30-50 second observation.

      May 6, 1949; Livermore, California. 9:35 a.m.  Witness:  C. G.
      Green. Two shiny, disc-like objects rotated around each other
      and banked.  Then one shot upwards with a grey trail and rejoined
      the other.  The sighting lasted 5 minutes.

      May 9, 1949; Tucson, Arizona. 2:30 p.m.  Witness:  M/Sgt. Troy
      Putnam. Two round, flat silvery objects, estimated to be 25' in
      diameter, flew 750-1,000 m.p.h.  in a banked but steady manner.

      May 27, 1949; South-central Oregon. 2:25 p.m.  Witness:  Joseph
      Shell, ferrying SNJ trainer for North American Aviation, from Red
      Bluff, California, to Burns, Oregon.  Five to eight oval objects,
      twice as long as wide, and 1/5 as thick.  They flew in trail
      formation, with an interval equal to 3-4 times their length,
      except that the second and third were closer together.

      July 24, 1949; Mountain Home, Idaho. 12 noon. Witness:  Henry
      Clark, manager of a flying service, flying a Piper Clipper.
      Seven delta-shaped objects, 35-55' in span, 20-30' long, 2-5'
      thick; light colored except for a 12' diameter dark circle at the
      rear of each.  They flew in a tight formation of twos with one
      behind, and made a perfect, but unbanked, turn.  During the
      10 minute sighting, they displayed decreasing smooth
      oscillations.  Clark's engine ran rough during the sighting, and
      upon landing was found to have all its spark plugs burned out.

      July 30, 1949; Mt. Hood, Oregon. 9 p.m.  Witnesses:  Northwest
      Airlines Capt. Thrush, two Portland control tower operators, and
      one flying instructor.  One object with one white light and two
      red lights, maneuvered and hovered.

      Feb 5, 1950; Teaticket, Massachusetts.  5:10 p.m.  Witnesses:
      Marvin Odom, former U.S. Navy, USAF Lt. Philip
      Foushee, pilot from Otis AFB, and two others.  Two thin,
      illuminated cylinders, one of which dropped a fireball,
      maneuvered together and then disappeared high and fast after 5

      Feb. 24, 1950; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1:55 p.m. Witnesses:
      Municipal Airport Weather Observers Luther McDonald, Harrison
      Manson. One white, slightly elongated oval was watched for 1.5
      minutes through a theodolite while it flew straight and level.

      Feb. 25, 1950; Los Alamos, New Mexico. 3:55 p.m. Witnesses:
      Twelve Atomic Energy Commission security inspectors.  One
      cylinder with tapered ends, silver and flashing, flew slow and
      hen fast, fluttered and oscillated, and changed course.
      observations by individuals varied from 3 seconds to 2 minutes.

      arch 3, 1950; Selfridge AFB, Michigan.  11:05 p.m.  Witness:
      st Lt Frank Mattson. One intense, dull yellowish light
      descended vertically, then flew straight and level very fast for
      4 minutes.

      March 20, 1950; Stuggart, Arkansas.  9:26 p.m.  Witnesses:
      Chicago & Southern Airlines Capt. Jack Adams, First Officer G. W.
      Anderson, Jr. One 100' circular disc with 9-12 portholes along
      the lower side emitting a soft purple light, and a light at the
      top which flashed 3 times in 9 seconds, flew at not less than
      1,000 m.p.h. It was seen for 25-35 seconds.

      March 27, 1980; Motobo, Okinawa. 10:30 a.m.  Witness:  USAF
      radar operator Cpl. Bolfango. Tracked on radar for 2 minutes
      while it was stationary and then moved at 500 m.p.h.. Visual
      observation not detailed, only mentioned in summary.

      March 28, 1950; Santiago, Chile. 3:15 p.m.  Witness:  M/Sgt.
      Patterson, of the office of the U.S. Air Attache. One white
      object observed for 5-10 seconds through binoculars while it flew
      high and fast, crossing 30^ of sky.

      March 29, 1950; Marrowbore Lake, Tennessee. 7 a.m. Witnesses:
      real estate salesmen Whiteside and Williams. Six-twelve dark
      objects shaped like 300-lb.  bombs, estimated 5 feet long.  Flew
      500 m.p.h.  and descended, making a noise like wind blowing
      through the trees.

      April 8, 1950; Kokomo, Indiana. 2 a.m.  Witness:  Earl Baker.
      One grey metallic disc, 50' in diameter, 15' thick; top-shaped
      with a "conning tower" at the top and three ports on the rim
      giving off a blue light.  It hovered for 2 minutes, then flew
      away.  Baker aroused from sleep by his dog.

      April 14, 1950; Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. 2:30 p.m. Witness:
      Army M/Sgt. James. Four rectangular, amber objects, about 3' by
      4'.  changed speed and direction rapidly; the group of objects
      rose and fell during the 3-4 minute sighting.

      May 7, 1950; Nine miles sough of Ely, Nevada. 6:45 p.m.
      Witnesses:  Mr. and Mrs. George Smith and their grandson. One
      silvery white object hovered at 100' altitude, moved back and
      forth for 10 minutes and then flew up and away.  Note in case
      file:  "No investigation."

      June 27, 1950; Texarkana, Texas. 7:50 a.m.  Witnesses:  Terrell
      and Yates, employees of Red River Arsenal. One object, bright,
      shaped like two dishpans face-to-face, flew straight and level,
      fast for 4-5 seconds.

      July 13, 1950; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. 5 p.m. Witnesses:
      two skilled Arsenal employees including Mr. Washburn. one
      object, shaped like a bowtie, and like polished aluminum.  Flew
      straight and level, then one triangle rotated 1/4 turn in the
      opposite direction and returned to its original position.  The
      object then made a right-angle turn and accelerated away after at
      least 30 seconds.

      Aug. 4, 1950; approx. 100 mi. SE of New York City (39' 35' N.,
      72' 24.5' W.). 10 a.m. EDT. Witnesses:  Master Nils Lewring,
      Chief Mate Jacob Koelwyn, Third Mate, of M/V Marcala. One 10'
      cylindrical object at 50-100' altitude, flying with a churning or
      rotary motion, accelerated at end of 15 second sighting.

      Aug. 20, 1950; Nicosia, Cyprus. 1:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF MATS
      liaison officer Lt. William Ghormley, Col. W. V. Brown, Lt.
      col. L.w. Brauer. One small, round, bright object flew fast,
      straight and level for 15-20 seconds.

      Aug. 25, 1950; approx. 250 mi. SW of Bermuda (29' 40' N., 67*
      28' W.). 8 p.m. Witness:  B-29 radarman S/Sgt. William Shaffer.
      Radar observation, plus possible blue streak 3 minutes later.
      B-29 followed unidentified target, then passed it at l/4-mile
      distance, target followed for 5 minutes, then passed B-29 and
      sped away.  Total time of tracking:  20 minutes.

      Aug. 30, 1950; Sandy Point, Newfoundland, Canada. 1:30 p.m.
      Witnesses:  three local employees, including Kaeel and Alexander,
      of the Air Force Base. A dark, barrel-shaped object with a pole
      down from it into the water, flew at 3-5 m.p.h.  and 15-20'
      altitude for 5 minutes.

      Sept.  3, 1950; Spokane, Washington.  2 p.m.  Witnesses:  Maj R.J.
      Gardiner, Mrs. Gardiner and neighbor (former saw three objects,
      others saw one).  Metallic bronze discs, 20-30' long, 2-6' thick.
      Moved independently and erratically for 5 minutes.

      Sept. 20, 1950; Kit Carson, Colorado.  10:49 a.m.  Witness
      identified only as a "reliable source".  Two large, round,
      glowing objects and three smaller, internally lit objects.  Two
      hovered for 1 minute, moved, and three smaller ones came from
      behind or within the two larger objects, and all sped upward and

      Sept. 21, 1950; Provincetown, Massachusetts. 9:52 a.m. Witness:
      M.I.T. research associate and Air National Guard Maj. M.H. Ligda.
      Radar tracking of one object during M.I.T tracking of USAF flight
      of F-84 or F-86 jet fighters. Object speed was 22 miles/minute
      (l,200 m.p.h.), made turn of 11-12 gs acceleration during 1
      minute observation.

      Oct. 15, 1950; Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  3:20 p.m.  Atomic Energy
      Commission Trooper Rymer, J. Moneymaker, Capt. Zarzecki. Two
      shiny silver objects shaped like bullet or bladder.  They dove
      with a smoke trail and one vanished.  The other hovered at 5-6,
      altitude, 50' away, left and returned several times somewhat
      further away.

      Oct. 15, 1950; Pope AFB, North Carolina. Witness:  Daniel.
      Listed as "unidentified" in folder index, but no supporting data
      could be found.

      Oct 15, 1950; Pope AFB, North Carolina. Witness:  Woodward.
      Same as previous observation.

      Oct. 23, 1950; Bonlee, North Carolina. 12:42 p.m. Witness:
      ex-USAF pilot Frank Risher. One aluminum object shaped like a
      dirigible or Convair C-99 cargo plane, with 3 portholes, arrived
      from southeast, hovered 3-5 seconds and flew away to the south-
      south-east at end of 40 second sighting.

      Nov. 5, 1950, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  11:55 a.m.  Witness:
      Fairchild Aircraft illustrator Don Patrick. One translucent
      object, light grey with dark core, shaped like a pear or bean.
      Flew for 5-10 minutes with rapid, darting movements.

      Dec. 2, 1950; Nanyika, Kenya. 10:50 a.m.  Mr. and Mrs. L. Scott.
      One pearly, iridescent object with a flattened top, spun while
      hovering and made a sound like bees buzzing.  Only data in files
      was from East African "Standard" newspaper.

      Dec. 6, 1950; Ft. Myers, Florida. 5  p.m. Witnesses:  former
      aircraft purchasing agent Harry Lamp and four boys, using
      lO-power binoculars.  One 75' object, 3-4' thick, bubble on top,
      silver with a red rim having two white and two orange jets along
      it.  The center revolved when the object hovered; then it flew
      away very fast.

      Dec. 11, 1950; l0 mi. NW of Gulcana, Alaska. 10:13 p.m.
      Witnesses:  crew of Northwest Air Lines flight 802. Two white
      flashes, followed by a dark cloud which rose and split in two.

      Jan. 8, 1951; South of Ft. Worth, Texas. 10:45 p.m. Witnesses:
      Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Boggus, plus unidentified drivers and
      passengers in other cars stopped to watch.  Two groups of red and
      green lights in triangular formations were stationary and then

      Jan. 12, 1951, Ft. Benning, Georgia.  10 p.m.  Witness:  U.S.
      Army 2nd Lt. A.C. Hale. One light with a fan-shaped wake
      remained motionless like a star about 20 minutes and then sped

      Jan 16, 1951; Artesia, New Mexico. Time unknown. Witnesses:
      Two members of a balloon project from the General Mills .
      Aeronautical Research Laboratory, the manger of the Artesia
      Airport, and three pilots. The balloon crew was observing their
      110' balloon at an altitude of 112,000' when a dull white, round
      object was spotted.  It appeared larger than the balloon, but
      made no movement.  Later, the balloon crew and the others saw
      two objects from the airport; flying side-by-side, they circled
      the balloon and flew away to the northeast.  The second
      observation lasted about 40 seconds.  Note:  there is confusion
      over the date of this case, with some USAF records showing it as
      1952; however, 1951 appears to be correct.

      Feb. 1, 1951; Johnson Air Base, Japan. 5:10 p.m. Witnesses:
      pilot and radar operator of F-82 night fighter.  One amber light
      made three or four 360* turns to the right, reversed toward the
      F-82 and then climbed out of sight.

      Feb. 21, 1951; Durban, South Africa.  4:55 a.m.  Witnesses:
      three men in a truck, several other persons, none named.  A dark
      red, torpedo-shaped object with darker center, flew straight and

      Feb. 26, 1951; Ladd AFB, Alaska. 7:10 a.m.  Witness:  USAF Sgt.
      J.B. Sells. One dull grey, metallic object, estimated to be 120'
      long and 10-12' thick, hovered, puffed smoke and sped away after
      1-1.5 minutes.  Note:  may have been Feb. 25.

      Mar. 10, 1951; Chinnampo, Korea. 9:51 a.m.  Witnesses:  crew of
      USAF B-29 bomber, including scanners and tail gunner.  A large
      red-yellow glow burst and became blue-white.  No further
      information in files.

      Mar. 13, 1951; McClellan AFB, California. 3:20 p.m. Witnesses:
      USAF lst Lt. B.J. Hastie, Mrs. Rafferty. A cylinder with twin
      tails, 200' long and 90' wide, turned north and flew at
      incredible speed.  Two minutes.

      Mar. 15, 1951; New Delhi, India. 10:20 a.m.  Witnesses:  25
      members of a flying club, including the chief aerial engineer and
      his two assistants.  One metallic cigar-shaped object with white
      exhaust which turned black when it accelerated to an estimated
      1,000 m.p.h.  and made a large loop.  Seven minutes.

     June 1, 1951; Niagara Falls, New York. 4:20 a.m. Witnesses:
     M/Sgt H.E. Sweeney, 2 enlisted men. One glowing yellow-orange,
     saucer-shaped object with arc-shaped wings, flew straight up.
     Seen for 30-40 seconds.

     July 24, 1951; Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 7:10       Witnesses:
     Hanscom AFB Operations Officer Capt. Cobb, Cpl. Fein. One
     100-200' tubular object, 5 times long as it was wide, with fins
     at one end, and colored greyish with many black spots.  Flew
     800-1,000 m.p.h.  at 1-2,000' altitude, leaving a faint swath.  20

     Aug. 25, 1951; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 9:58 p.m. Witnesses:
     Sandia Base Security Guard Hugh Young and wife. A flying wing-
     shaped craft passed over their heads at an estimated 800-1,000'
     altitude with no sound.  Size estimated at 1.5 times wingspan of
     B-36 bomber,or 350'. Dark, chordwise stripes on underside, and
     6-8 pairs of soft, glowing lights on trailing edge of "wing".
     Speed estimated at 300-400 m.p.h., object seen for about 30

     Aug. 31,     ; Matador, Texas. 12:45 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mrs. Tom
     Tilson, one or two other women, all apparently of excellent
     reputations.  One pear-shaped object with a length of a B-29
     fuselage (100'), aluminum or silver with a port or some type of
     aperture on the side.  It moved with smaller end forward,
     drifting slowly at about 150' altitude, then headed up in a
     circular fashion and out of sight after a few seconds.

     Sept. 6, 1951; Claremont, California.  7:20 p.m.  (not really
     clear).  Witnesses:  S/Sgt W.T. Smith, M/Sgt L.L. Duel (?). Six
     orange lights in an irregular formation, flew straight and level
     into a coastal fog bank after 3-4 minutes.

     Sept. 14, 1951; Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada. 9:30 p.m.
     Witnesses:  T/Sgt W.B. Maupin, Cpl. J.W. Green. Three objects
     tracked on radar.  Two were on a collision course, then one
     evaded to the right upon the request, by radio, of one of the
     radar operators!  No aircraft were known to be in the area.  A
     third unidentified track then joined the first two.  More than 15

     Oct. 2, 1951; Columbus, Ohio. 6 p.m.  Witness:  Battelle
     Memorial Institute graduate physicist Howard Cross. One bright
     oval with a clipped tail flew straight and level, fading into the
     distance after 1 minute.

     Oct. 3, 1951; Kadena, Okinawa. 10:27 p.m.  Witnesses:  radar
     operators Sgt. M.W. Watson and Pvt. Gonzales and one other
     Sergeant. One large, sausage-shaped blip tracked at an estimated
     4,800 m.p.h.

     Oct. 9, 1951; Terre Haute, Indiana.  1:42 p.m.  Witness:  CAA
     Chief Aircraft Communicator Roy Messmore at Hulman Municipal
     Airport. One round silver object flew directly overhead,
     reaching the horizon in 15 seconds.  Note:  a very similar
     incident happened 3 minutes later near Paris, Illinois (15 miles
     NW) and was also listed as "unidentified" for several years, but
     was eventually reclassified.

     Oct. 11, 1951; Minneapolis, Minnesota. 6:30 a.m. Witnesses:
     General Mills balloon researchers, including aeronautical
     engineer J.J. Kaliszewski, aerologist C.B. Moore, pilot Dick
     Reilly in the air, and Doug Smith on the ground.  The flight crew
     saw the first object, a brightly glowing one with a dark
     underside and a halo around it.  The object arrived high and
     fast, then slowed and made slow climbing circles for about two
     minutes, and finally sped away to the east.  Soon they saw
     another one, confirmed by ground observers using a theodolite,
     which sped across the sky.  Total time first object was seen was
     5 minutes, second was a few seconds.

     Nov. 18, 1951; Washington, D.C. 3:20 a.m.  Witnesses:  Crew of
     Capital Airlines DC-4 Fliqht 610, Andrews AFB Senior air traffic
     controller Tom Selby. One object with several lights, followed
     the DC-4 for about 20 minutes and then turned back.

     Nov. 24, 1951; Mankato, Minnesota. 33:53 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
     or ANG pilots W.H. Fairbrother and D.E. Stewart in P-51 Mustangs.
     One milky white object shaped like Northrop flying wing (broad,
     slightly swept-back wing with no fuselage or tail).  Estimated 8'
     span.  Flew straight and level for 5 seconds.

     Dec. 7, 1951; Sunbury, Ohio. 4:30 p.m.  Witness:  amateur
     astronomer Carl Loar. One silvery sphere seen through telescope.
     Two specks sighted at sides, object seemed to explode and was
     replaced by a dark cloud and many specks.  30 minutes.

     Dec. 7, 1951; Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  8:15 a.m.  Witness:  Atomic
     Energy Commission guard J.H. Collins.  One 20' square object,
     white-grey but not shiny flew above ridge to clouds and back
     again twice, taking 30-40 seconds each time.

     Feb. 11, 1952; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  3 a.m.  Witnesses:
     Capt. G.P. Arns and Maj. R.J. Gedson flying a Beech AT-ll
     trainer.  One yellow-orange comet-shaped object pulsed flame for
     1-2 seconds of a 1 minute straight and level flight.

     Feb. 23, 1952; over North Korea. 11:15 p.m.  Witness:
     Captain/B-29 navigator. One bluish cylinder, three times long as
     wide, with a tail and rapid pulsations, came in high and fast,
     made several turns and levelled out under B-29 which was evading
     mild antiaircraft fire.  45 second sighting.

     March 20, 1952; Centreville, Maryland.  10:42 p.m.   Witnesses:
     WWl/WW2 veteran A.D. Hutchinson and son.  One dull orange-yellow
     saucer-shaped light flew straight and level very fast for 30

     March 23, 1952; Yakima, Washington.  6:56 and 7    p.m.
     Witnesses:  pilot and radar operator of F-94 jet interceptor. On
     either occasion, a red fireball increased in brightness and then
     faded over 45 second span.  Stationary both times.  Note:

 Project Blue Book Status Report #7 (May 31, 1952) says target was
 also tracked by ground radar at 78 knots (90 m.p.h.) at 22,500'
 and 25,000' altitude.

 March 24, 1952; 60 miles west of Pt. Concepcion, California.
 8:45 a.m.  Witnesses:  B-29 navigator and radar operator.  One
 target tracked for 20-30 seconds at estimated 3,000 m.p.h.

 March 29, 1952; 20 miles north of Misawa AFB, Japan. 11:20 a.m.
 Witness:  Brigham, pilot of AT-6 trainer. One small, very thin,
 shiny metallic disc flew alongside the AT-6, then made a pass at
 an F-84 jet fighter, flipped on edge, fluttered 20' from the
 F-84's fuselage and flipped in the slipstream...all in 10

 April 4, 1952; Duncanville, Texas. 7:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  two
 radar operators of the 147th AC&W Squadron. One object was
 tracked for one minute by radar at an estimated 2,160 m.p.h.

 April 5, 1952; Phoenix, Arizona. l0:40 a.m.  Witnesses:  Mr. and
  Mrs. L.G. Ryan, R.L. Stokes, D. Schook. One large, dull grey
 circular object, followed by two more, flew straight and level at
 high speed.

 April 5, 1952; Miami, Florida. 9:15 p.m.  Witnesses:  L.E.
 VanDercar and 9 year old son. Four dark circular objects with
 mostly fuzzy edges, crossed face of Moon; each was half the
 apparent diameter of Moon. 2:59 p.m.  Witness:  H.L. Russell.

 April 6, 1952; Temple, Texas. 2:59 p.
 50-75 grey-white discs changed position within formation
 continually, tilted in unison every 12-15 seconds during 3.8
 minute sighting.

 April 12, 1952; North Bay, Ontario, Canada. 9:30 p.m.
 Witnesses:  Royal Canadian Air Force Warrant Officer E.H.
 Rossell, Flight Sgt. R. McRae. One round amber object flew fast,
 stopped, reversed direction, climbed away at 30' angle during a 2
 minute observation.

 April 14, 1952; LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  12:35 p.m.  Witness:
 unidentified CAL airline pilot. Several light colored objects
 flew in V-formation. No further details in files.

 April 14, 1952; Memphis, Tennessee. 6:34 p.m.  Witnesses:  U.S.
 Navy pilots Lt. jg. Blacky, Lt. jg. O'Neil. One inverted bowl,
 3' long and 1' high, with vertical slots, flew fast, straight and
 level, 100 yards from observers' aircraft for 45-60 seconds.

 April 15, 1952; Santa Cruz, California. 7:40 p.m.  Witness: Mr.
 Hayes, brother of Master Sergeant. Two faint objects observed
  flying fast along the horizon for 6-8 seconds, using 20x spotting

      April 17, 1952; Longmeadow, Massachusetts.  8:30 p.m.  Witnesses:
      S.B. Brooks, chemical engineer J.A. Eaton. One round, deep
      orange object flew fast and erratic, occasionally emitting a
      shaft of light to the rear during a 40 minute sighting.

      April 17, 1952; Yuma, Arizona. 3:05 p.m.  Witnesses:  group of
      Army weather observation students, including several graduate
      engineers.  One flat-white, circular object flew with an
      irregular trajectory and a brief trail, for about 7 seconds.

      April 18, 1952; Yuma, Arizona. Time unknown. Witnesses:  two
      Army weather observation students. One flat-white circular
      object flew for 5-10 seconds in a very erratic manner.

      April 18, 1952; Bethesda, Maryland. l1:30 a.m.  Witnesses:  R.
      Poerstal and three other men. Seven to nine circular,
      orange-yellow lights in a 40^ V-formation flew overhead silently
      for 4-8 seconds, from south to north.

      April 18, 1952; Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. l0:l0 p.m.
      Witness:  reporter Chic Shave. One round, yellow-gold object
      flew south and returned during 1.5 minute sighting.

      April 18, 1952; 50 miles northwest of Kyushu, Japan (129* 51' E.,
      34' 19' N.). Witness:  one radar operator.  Tracked unidentified
      target for 1 minute at 2,700 m.p.h.

      April 18, 1952; Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. 4 a.m.
      Witness:  janitor C. Hamilton. One yellow-gold object made a
      sharp turn and left a short, dark trail during l minute sighting.

      April 22, 1952; Naha AFB, Okinawa. 99 p.m.  Witnesses:  crew of
      B-29 bomber, on ground. One elliptical object, followed by two
      and then another two, each with a white light that blinked every
      1-2 seconds as they performed erratic maneuvers for 10 minutes.

      April 24, 1952; Bellevue Hill, Vermont. 5 a.m. Witnesses:  crew
      of USAF C-124 transport plane. Three circular, bluish objects in
      loose "fingertip" formation twice flew parallel to airplane
      during 3-4 minute period.

      April 24, 1952; Milton, Massachusetts.  2:30 p.m.  Witnesses:
      three Cambridge Research Center electronics engineers, one named
      Buruish. Two flat, red squares flew wobbly in level flight,
      climbed, levelled out during 1.5 minute observation.

       April 24, 1952; Clovis, New Mexico. 8:10 p.m.  Witness:  USAF
       light Surgeon Maj. E.L. Ellis. Many orange-amber lights,
      sometimes separate, sometimes fused, behaved erratically.  Speed
      varied from motionless to very fast during 5 minute sighting.

      April 27, 1952; Roseville, Michigan.  4:15 p.m.  Witnesses:  H.A.
      Freytag and three male relatives, including a minister.  One
      silver oval rolled, descended and stopped.  Two silver cigar-
      shaped objects appeared, one departing to the east and one to the
      west.  A third silver cigar-shaped object flew by at high speed.
      Sightings lasted 45 minutes.

      April 27, 1952; Yuma, Arizona. 8:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  M/Sgt. and
      Mrs. G.S. Porter (he was off-duty control tower operator).
      Bright red or flame-colored discs, appearing as large as fighter
      planes.  Seven sightings of one disc, one of two in formation
      during 2 hours.  All seen below 11,000' overcast.

      April 29, 1952; Marshall, Texas. 3:30 p.m.  Witness:  private
      pilot R.R. Weidman. One round, white object which flew straight,
      with a side-to-side oscillation for 1.5 minutes.

      April 29, 1952; Goodland, Kansas. 100 p.m.  Witness:  B-29
      bombardier Lt. R.H. Bauer. One white fan-shaped light pulsed 3-4
      times per second for 2 seconds.

      May 1, 1952; Moses Lake, Washington.  5:32 a.m.  Witnesses:  Two
      Atomic Energy Commission employees, Eggan and Shipley. One
      silver object without wings flew straight and level for 1.5

      May 1, 1952; George AFB, California.  10:50 a.m.  Witnesses:
      three men on the arms range, plus one Lt. Colonel 4 miles away.
      Five flat-white discs about the diameter of a C-47's wingspan
      (95') flew fast, made a 90^ turn in a formation of three in front
      and two behind, and darted around, for 15-30 seconds.

      May 5, 1952; Tenafly, New Jersey. 10:45 p.m.  Witness:  Mrs.
      M.M. Judson. Six or seven translucent, cream-yellow objects.  One
      moved in an ellipse, while the others moved in and out.

      May 7, 1952; Keesler AFB, Mississippi.  12:15 p.m.  Witnesses:
      Capt. Morris, a Master Sergeant, a Staff Sergeant, and an Airman
      First Class. Ten times, an aluminum or silver cylindrical object
      was seen to dart in and out of the clouds during a 5-10 minute

      May 9, 1952; George AFB, California.  5:20 p.m.  Witness:  A/lc
      G.C. Grindeland. One dull white, arrowhead-shaped object flew
      straight and level for 10 seconds.

      May 10, 1952; Ellenton, South Carolina. 10:45 p.m. Witnesses:
      4 duPont employees at the Savannah River nuclear plant. Up to
      four yellow, disc-shaped objects were seen on five occasions
      between 10:45 and shortly after 11:15.

      May 14, 1952; Mayaquez, Puerto Rico. 7 p.m. Witnesses:
      Attorney and ex-USAF pilot Mr. Stipes, Sr. Garcia-Mendez. Two
      shining orange spheres:  one was stationary, while the other
      darted away and back for 30 minutes.

      May 20, 1952; Houston, Texas. l0:l0 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
      pilots Capt. J. Spurgin and Capt. BB. Stephan. One bright or
      white oval object moved from side-to-side while making a gradual
      turn for 90 seconds.

      May 25, 1952; Walnut Lake, Michigan.  9:15 p.m.  Witnesses:
      seven persons, including John Hoffman, his family and friends.
      One large white circular object having dark sections on its rim,
      flew straight and level for 30 minutes, appearing red when behind
      a cloud.

      May 28, 1952; Saigon, French Indo China. 10:30 a.m. Witnesses:
      many in crowd watching a ceremony.  One white-silver disc-shaped
      object flew straight and fast for 2 minutes.

      May 28, 1952; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 1:45-2:40 p.m.
      Witnesses:  two city fire department employees.  Two circular
      objects--one shiny silver and the other orange or light brown--
      were seen three times performing fast maneuvers.

      May 29, 1952; San Antonio, Texas.  7 p.m.  Witness:  USAF pilot
      Maj. D.W. Feuerstein, on ground. One bright tubular object
      tilted from horizontal to vertical for 8 minutes, then slowly
      returned to horizontal, again tilted vertical, accelerated,
      appeared to lengthen and turned red.  The entire sighting lasted
      14 minutes.

      June 1, 1952; Rapid City, South Dakota. 6 p.m. Witnesses:
      A/lc Beatty and two civilians. At least five long silver objects
      flew in a neat box formation with a leader for 15-20 seconds.

      June 1, 1952; Walla , Washington.  1 p.m.  Witness:
      ex-military pilot Reserve Maj. W.C. Vollendorf. One oval object
      with a "definite airfoil" performed a fast climb for 7 seconds.

      June l, 1952; Soap Lake, Washington.  3+ p.m.  Witness:  Ray
      Lottman. Three glimmering objects flew straight and level for 10

      June 2, 1952; Bayview, Washington.  5:02 p.m.  Witness:  Larry
      McWade. One purple object seen for unknown length of time.  No
      further information in files.

      June 2, 1952; Fulda, West Germany.  Time unknown. Witness:  lst
      Lt. John Hendry, photo-navigator on an RB-26C reconnaissance
      bomber.  One porcelain-white object flew very fast for an unknown
      length of time.

      June 5, 1952; Lubbock, Texas. 11 p.m.  Witnesses:  Dan Benson,
      Mr. Bacon. A total of eight yellow circular objects, like large
      stars, were seen during 45 minutes.  The first two were in a
      trail formation, the others were seen singly.

      June 5, 1952; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 6:45 p.m. Witness:
      S/Sgt T.H. Shorey. One shiny round object flew 5-6 times as fast
      as an F-86 jet fighter for 6 seconds.

      June 5, 1952; Offutt AFB, Omaha, Nebraska. 11 p.m. Witnesses:
      2nd Lt. W.R. Soper, a Strategic Air Command top secret control
      officer and former OSI agent; and two other persons.  One bright
      red object remained stationary for 4.5 minutes before speeding
      away with a short tail.

      June 6, 1952; Kimpo AFB, Korea. Case missing from official

      June 7, 1952; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 11:18 a.m. Witnesses:
      crew of B-25 bomber #8840 at 11,500'.  One rectangular aluminum
      object, about 6'x4', flew 250-300' below the B-25.

      June 8, 1952; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 10:50 a.m. Witnesses:
      Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Markland. Four shiny objects flew straight and
      level in a diamond formation.

      June 9, 1952; Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Case missing from official

      June 12, 1952; Ft. Smith, Arkansas.  7:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  U.S.
      Army Major and Lt. Colonel, using binoculars.  One orange ball
      with a tail flew with a low angular velocity.

      June 12, 1952; Marakesch, Morocco.  11:26 a.m.  Witness:  T/Sgt.
      H.D. Adams, operating an SCR-584 radar set.  One unidentified
      blip tracked at 650 kts.  (750 m.p.h.) at greater than 60,000'

      June 13, 1952; Middletown, Pennsylvania.  8:45 p.m.  Witness:
      R.S. Thomas, Olmstead AFB employee and former control tower
      operator.  One round, orange object travelled south, stopped for
      1 second, turned east, stopped 1 second, and went down.

      June 15, 1952; Louisville, Kentucky.  11:50 p.m.  Witness:
      Edward Duke, ex-U.S. Navy radar technician.  One large, cigar-
      shaped object with a blunt front, lit sides and a red stern,
      maneuvered in a leisurely fashion for 15 minutes.

        June 16, 1952; Walker AFB, New Mexico. 8:30 p.m. Witness:  USAF
        maintenance specialist S/Sgt. Sparks. Five or six greyish discs,
        in a half-moon formation, flew at 500-600 m.p.h.  for l minute.

        June 17, 1952; McChord AFB, Washington. Between 7:30 and 10:20
        p.m.  Witnesses:  many and varied.  From one to five large
        silver-yellow objects flew erratically, stopped and started for
        about 15 minutes.

        June 17, 1952; Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  1:28 a.m.  Witness:
        pilot of USAF F-94 jet interceptor.  A light like a bright star
        crossed the nose of the airplane while being observed for 15
        seconds.  No further information in the files.

        June 18, 1952; Columbus, Wisconsin.  9 a.m.  Witness:  R.A.
        Finger. One crescent-shaped object hovered for several seconds
        and then sped away.

        June 18, 1952; Walnut Lake, Michigan. 10 p.m. Witnesses:
        Marron Hoffman and four relatives, using 4x binoculars.  One
        orange light was observed zigzagging and then hovering for an
        unspecified length of time.

        June 19, 1952; Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada. 2:37 a.m. Witness:
        2nd Lt. A'Gostino and unidentified radar operator.  One red light
        turned white while wobbling.  Radar tracked a stationary target
        during the 1 minute sighting.

        June 19, 1952; Yuma, Arizona. 2 p.m.  Witness:  USAF pilot John
        Lane. One round, white object flew straight and level for 10

        June 20, 1952; Central Korea. 3:03 p.m.  Witnesses:  four Marine
        Corps Captains and pilots of F4U-4B Corsair fighter planes. One
        10-20' white or silver oval object made a left-hand orbit at
        terrific speed for 60 seconds.

        June 21, 1952; Kelly AFB, Texas. 12:30 p.m.  Witness:  T/Sgt.
        Howard Davis, flight engineer of B-29 bomber at 8,000' altitude.
        One flat object with a sharply pointed front and rounded rear;
        white with a dark blue center and red rim, trailed sparks as it
        dove past the B-29 at a distance of 500', in l second.

        June 22, 1952; Pyungthek, Korea. 10:45 p.m.  Witnesses:  Two
        Marine Corps Sergeants. One 4 ft.  diameter object dove at a
        runway shooting red flames, hovered briefly over a hill, turned
        180 , flashed twice and was gone.

        June 23, 1952; Spokane, Washington.  4:05 p.m.  Witness:  Airport
        weather observer Rex Thompson. One round disc with a metallic
        shine flashed, and fluttered like a flipped coin for 5-7 minutes.

      June 23, 1952; McChord AFB, Washington. 9 p.m. Witness:  2nd
      Lt. K. Thompson. One very large light flew straight and level
      for 10 minutes.  No further information.

      June 23, 1952; Kirksville, Missouri.  Case missing from official

      June 23, 1952; Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  3:30 a.m.  Witness:
      secretary Martha Milligan. One bullet-shaped object with
      burnt-orange exhaust flew straight and level for 30-60 seconds.

      June 23, 1952; Owensboro, Kentucky.  10:00 a.m.  Witness:
      National Guard Lt. Col. O. L. Depp. Two objects looking like
      "giant soap bubbles", reflecting yellow and lavender colors, flew
      in trail for 5 seconds.

      June 23, 1952; Location unknown, but information came via Japan
      Hq. "CV 4359". 6:08 a.m. Witness:  USAF pilot of the l8th
      Fighter-Bomber Group. One black coin-shaped object, 15-20' in
      diameter, made an irregular descent.

      June 25, 1952; Chicago, Illinois. 8:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mrs.
      Norbury, Mr. Matheis. One bright yellow-white, egg-shaped object
      which sometimes had a red tail, made seven circles in 1 1/2

      June 25, 1982; Japan-Korea area.  Case missing from official

      June 26, 1952; Terre Haute, Indiana. 2:45 a.m. Witness:  USAF
      2nd Lt. C. W. Povelites. Undescribed object flew at 600 m.p.h.
      and then stopped.  No further information in files.

      June 26, 1952; Pottstown, Pennsylvania.  11:50 p.m.  Witness:
      assistant manager of airport.  Three sightings of flashing
      lights:  two lights separated by 2 miles, with the leader
      flashing steadily and the other irregularly; two similarly
      flashing lights, but with l mile separation; finally a single
      light.  Speed estimated at 150-250 m.p.h.. Total of 1/2 hour.

      June 27, 1952; Topeka, Kansas. 6:50 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF pilot
      2nd Lt. K. P. Kelly and wife. One pulsating red object which
      changed shape from a circular to a vertical oval as it pulsed.
      Was stationary for about 5 minutes, then went out.

      June 28, 1952; Lake Kishkanoug, Wisconsin. 6 p.m. Witness:  G.
      Metcalfe. One silver-white sphere became an ellipse as it turned
      and climbed away very fast.  10 seconds.

      June 28, 1952; Nagoya, Japan. 4:10 p.m.  Witness:  Capt. T. W.
      Barger, USAF electronics countermeasures officer.  One dark blue
      elliptical-shaped object with a pulsing border flew straight and
      level at 700-800 m.p.h..

      June 29, 1952; O'Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois. 5:45 p.m.
      witnesses:  three USAF air policemen.  One bright silver, flat
      oval object surrounded by a blue haze, hovered, then moved very
      fast to the right and to the left, and up and down for 45

      July 3, 1952; Selfridge AFB, Michigan.  4:15 a.m.  Witnesses not
      identified.  Two big lights, estimated at 20' diameter, flew
      straight and level at tremendous speed.

      July 3, 1952; Chicago, Illinois. 11:50 p.m.  Witness:  Mrs. J.
      D. Arbuckle. Two bright pastel green discs flew straight and
      level very fast for 6 seconds.

      July 5, 1952; Norman, Oklahoma. 7:58 p.m.  Witness:  Oklahoma
      State Patrolman Hamilton in State Patrol airplane. Three dark
      discs hovered and then flew away, silhouetted against a dark
      cloud.  15 seconds.

      July 6-12, 1952; Elizabeth, New Jersey. 11:00 p.m. Witness:
      Charles Muhr. Four pictures taken of some indistinct light which
      was admittedly not seen visually, but which appeared on the

      July 9, 1952; Colorado Springs, Colorado. 12:45 p.m. Witness:
      USAF pilot Maj. C. K. Griffin. One object shaped like an airfoil
      less its trailing edge, luminous white, moved slowly and
      erratically for 12 minutes.

      July 9, 1952; Kutztown, Pennsylvania.  6:30 p.m.  Witness:
farmer John Mittl. One aluminum, oval-shaped object changed
      direction and attitude, finally tipping on end and departing
      after 20 seconds.  Case file includes three vague photographs.

      July 9, 1952; Rapid City AFB, South Dakota. 3:35 p.m.
      Witnesses:  S/Sgt. D.P. Foster and three other persons.  Three
      times, a single white, disc-shaped object sped by, straight and
      level, in 5 seconds.

      July 12, 1952; Annapolis, Maryland.  3:30 p.m.  Witness:
      insurance company president William Washburn. Four large,
      elliptical-shaped objects were seen to fly very fast, stop, turn
      90* and fly away in 7-8 seconds.                 .

      July 12, 1952; Kirksville, Missouri.  9 p.m.  Witnesses:  many
      radar controllers who were military officers.  Several big blips
      tracked on radar at 1,500 kts.  (1,700 m.p.h.).  There was no
      visual sighting.

      July 14, 1952; Norfolk, Virginia. 8:12 p.m.  Witnesses:  Pan
      American Airways First Officer William Nash, Second Officer
      William Fortenberry. Eight large, round, glowing red objects
      maneuvered below their airliner, in formation.

      July 15, 1952; West Palm Beach, Florida. 10:10 p.m. Witnesses:
      J. Antoneff and two other persons.  One discus-shaped object,
      greyish, except when hovering, when it appeared muddy.  Hovered
      over Palm Beach International Airport, then followed an SA-l6
      twin-engined amphibian and flew away after 40-60 seconds.

      July 16, 1952; Beverly, Massachusetts.  9:35 a.m.  Witness:  U.S.
      Coast Guard photographer Shell Alpert. Four roughly elliptical
      blobs of light in formation photographed through window of photo

      July 17, 1952; White Plains, New York. 3:10 p.m. Witness:  Mrs.
      Florence Daley. Two round objects, bluish-white with brighter
      rims, flew in formation, making a sound like bombers, only
      softer.  Note:  Later, the witness stated she heard many feminine
      voices coming from the objects.

      July 17, 1952; Lockbourne, Ohio. 11 a.m.  Witness:  Air National
      Guard employees. One light like a big star was seen for 3 hours,
      but disappeared when an aircraft approached.  Also seen the
      night of July 20, 22 and 23.

      July 18, 1952; Lockbourne, Ohio. 9:10 p.m.  Witnesses:  T/Sgt.
      Mahone, A/3c Jennings. One amber-colored, elliptical-shaped
      object with a small flame at the rear, periodically increased in
      brightness.  It moved very fast for l 1/2 minutes, giving off a
      resonant beat sound.

      July 18, 1952; Miami, Florida. 11 a.m.  Witnesses:  E. R. Raymer
      and daughter.  One opaque, silvery bubble flew very fast at a
      right-angle to the wind direction for 10 seconds.

      July 18, 1952; Patrick AFB, Florida.  9:45 p.m.  Witnesses:
      three USAF officers and four enlisted men.  Over an hour period,
      a series of hovering and maneuvering red-orange lights were
      observed moving in a variety of directions.

      July 19, 1952; Williston, North Dakota. 2:55 a.m. Witness:  one
      experienced civilian pilot.  One elliptical-shaped object with a
      light fringe, travelled down fast, made a 360* and then a 180*
      turn in 5 minutes.

      July 19, 1952; Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.  11:35 p.m.  Witnesses:
      USAF pilot Capt. C.J. powley and wife.  Two star-like lights
      maneuvered, hovered and sped for 5-7 minutes.

     July 20, 1952; Lavalette, New Jersey. 12:20 a.m. Witness:
     Seton Hall Univ. chemistry professor Dr. A.B. Spooner. Two large
     orange-yellow lights with some dull red coloring flew in trail,
     turned and circled for 5-6 minutes.

     July 21, 1952; Weisbaden, West Germany. 6:30 p.m. Witnesses:
     USAF pilot Capt. E.E. Dougher, WAF Lt. J.J. Stong, situated miles
     apart.  Four bright yellowish lights were seen by Dougher to
     separate, with two climbing and two flying away level in the
     opposite direction.  Stong watched two reddish lights fly in
     opposite directions.  Sightings lasted about 10-15 minutes.

     July 21, 1952; San Marcos AFB, Texas. 10:40 p.m. Witnesses:
     one Lieutenant, two Staff Sergeants, three airmen.  One blue
     circle with a blue trail was seen to hover and then accelerate to
     near-sonic speed (700+ m.p.h.) after 1 minute.

     July 21, 1952; Converse, Texas. 4:30 p.m.  Witness:  wife of
     USAF Capt. J. B. Neal. One elongated, fuselage-shaped object
     flew straight and level, made a right-angle turn and went out of
     sight at more than 300 m.p.h., all in 3-5 seconds.

     July 21, 1952; Rockville, Indiana.  8:10 p.m.  Witnesses:  one
     military officer, two enlisted men.  One aluminum, delta-shaped
     object with a vertical fin, flew straight and level, and then
     hovered during a 3 minute sighting.

     July 22, 1952; Holyoke, Massachusetts.  After midnight. Witness:
     Mrs. A. Burgess. One round, yellow, flashing light went
     downward.  No further information in files.

     July 22, 1952; Los Alamos, New Mexico. 10:50 a.m. Witnesses:
     control tower operator Don Weins, and two pilots for Carco.
     Eight large, round, bright aluminum objects flew straight and
     level, then darted around erratically during 25 minutes.

     July 22, 1952; Uvalde, Texas. 2:46 p.m.  Witness:  Don Epperly,
     Trans Texas Airlines station manager and weather observer.  One
     large, round, silver object flew at more than 1,000 m.p.h.  for 45
     seconds, while gyrating.

     July 22, 1952; between Boston and Provincetown, Massachusetts.
     10:47 p.m.  Witnesses:  pilot and radar operator of USAF F-94 jet
     interceptor.  One round blue light passed F-94, spinning.

     July 22, 1952; Trenton, New Jersey.  10:50 p.m.  t.o 12:45 a.m.,
     July 23. Witnesses:  crews of several USAF F-94 jet interceptors
     from Dover AFB, Del. Thirteen visual sightings and one radar
     tracking of blue-white lights during two hours.

     July 23, 1952; Pottstown, Pennsylvania.  8:40 a.m.  Witnesses:
     the two-man crews of three USAF F-94 jet interceptors. One large
      silver object, shaped like a long pear with two or three squares
      beneath it, flew at 150-180 kts.  (170-210 m.p.h.), while a
      smaller object, delta-shaped or swept back, flew around it at
      1,000-1,500 kts.  (1,150-1,700 m.p.h.).  Seen by crews for 1-4

      July 23, 1952; Altoona, Pennsylvania.  12:50 p.m.  Witnesses:
      two-man crews of two USAF F-94 jet interceptors at 35-46,000'
      altitude.  Three cylindrical objects in a vertical stack
      formation flew at an altitude of 50-80,000'.  Seen for 20

      July 23, 1952; South Bend, Indiana.  11:35 p.m.  Witness:  USAF
      pilot Capt. H. W. Kloth. Two bright blue-white objects flew
      together, then the rear one veered off after about 9 minutes.

      July 24, 1952; Carson Sink, Nevada. 3:40 p.m. Witnesses:  two
      USAF Lt. Colonels McGinn and Barton in a B-25 bomber. Three
      silver, delta-shaped objects, each with a ridge along the top,
      crossed in front of and above the B-25 at high speed, in 3-4

      July 26, 1952; Washington, D.C. 8 p.m. until after midnight.
      Witnesses:  radar operators at several airports, airline pilots.
      Many unidentified blips tracked by radar all over Washington
      area, at varying speeds.  Pilots spotted unidentified lights.

      July 26, 1952; Kansas City, Missouri. 12:15 a.m. Witnesses:
      USAF Capt. H. A. Stone, men in control towers at Fairfax Field
      and Municipal Airport. One greenish light with red-orange
      flashes was seen for 1 hour as it descended in the northwest from
      40* elevation to 10* elevation.

      July 26, 1952; Andrews AFB, Maryland. This was a continuation of
      the extensive sightings and radar tracking reports reported
      throughout the Washington, D.C. area, all night long.

      July 26, 1952; Kirtland AFB, New Mexico. 12:05 a.m. Witness:
      Airman lst Class J.M. Donaldson. Eight to ten orange balls in a
      triangular or V-formation flew very fast for 3-4 seconds.

      July 26, 1952; Williams, California.  Case missing from official

      July 27, 1952; Selfridge AFB, Michigan. 10:05 a.m. Witnesses:
      three B-29 bomber crewmen on ground.  Many round, white objects
      flew straight and level, very fast.  Two at 10:05, one at 10:10,
      one at 10:15, one at 10:20.  Each was seen for about 30 seconds.

      July 27, 1952; Wichita Falls, Texas. 8:30 p.m. Witnesses:  Mr.
      and Mrs. Adrian Ellis. Two disc-shaped objects, illuminated by a
      phosphorus light, flew at an estimated l,000 m.p.h.  for 15

      July 28, 1952; Heidelberg, West Germany. 10:20 p.m. Witnesses:
      Sgt. B.C. Grassmoen, WAC Pfc. A.P. Turner. One saucer-shaped
      object having an appearance of light metal and giving off shafts
      of white light, flew slow, made a 90^ turn and climbed away fast
      after 4-5 minutes.

      July 28, 1952; McGuire AFB, New Jersey. 6 a.m. Witness:  Ground
      Control Approach radar operator M/Sgt. W.F. Dees, and persons in
      the base control tower.  Radar tracked a large cluster of very
      distinct blips.  Visual observation was of oblong objects having
      neither wings nor tail, which made a very fast turn and at one
      time were in echelon formation.  Entire episode lasted 55

      July 28, 1952; McChord AFB, Washington. 2:15 a.m. Witnesses:
      T/Sgt. Walstead, S/Sgt. Calkins of the 635th AC&W Squadron. One
      dull, glowing, blue-green ball,.the size of a dime at arms'
      length, flew very fast, straight and level.

      July 29, 1952; Osceola, Wisconsin.  1:30 a.m.  Witnesses:  radar
      operators on ground, pilot of F-5l Mustang in flight. Several
      clusters of up to 10 small radar targets and one large target.
      Small targets moved from southwest to east at 50-60 kts.  (60-70
      m.p.h.), following each other.  The large one moved at 600 kts.
      (700 m.p.h.).  One hour total time.  Pilot confirmed one target.

      July 29, 1952; Langley AFB, Virginia. 2:30 p.m. Witness:  USAF
      Capt D.G. Moore, of military air traffic control system.  One
      undescribed object flew at an estimated 2,600 m.p.h., below
      5,000' altitude, toward the air base for about 2 minutes.

      July 29, 1952; Langley AFB, Virginia. 2:50 p.m. Witnesses:  Mr.
      Moore, Gilfillan electronics representative W. Yhope. One radar
      target tracked moving away, stopped for 2 minutes, again moved
      very, very fast.  Four minutes.

      July 29, 1952; Merced, California.  3:44 or 4:35 p.m.  Witnesses:
      Herbert Mitchell and one employee.  One dark, discus-shaped
      object, trailed by a silvery light 2 lengths behind, tipped on
      its side, dove, hesitated and then circled very fast during the 2
      minute sighting.

      July 29, 1952; Wichita, Kansas. 12:35 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
      shop employees Douglas and Hess at Municipal Airport. One bright
      white circular object with a flat bottom flew very fast, and then
      hovered 10-15 seconds over the Cessna Aircraft Co. plant, during
      the 5 minute sighting.

      July 29, 1952; Ennis, Montana. 12:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
      persons, alerted that UFOs were coming from the direction of
      Seattle, Wash. Two to five flat disc-shaped objects:  one
      hovered 3-4 minutes, while the others circled it.  Sighting
      length of 30 minutes not explained further.

      July 30, 1952; Albuquerque, New Mexico. 11:02 p.m. Witness:
      USAF lst Lt. George Funk. One orange light remained stationary
      for 10 minutes.  No further details in files.

      July 30, 1952; San Antonio, Texas. 10 a.m. Witnesses:  E.E. Nye
      and one other person.  One round, white object flew slow and then
      sped away after 20-30 minutes.

      Aug. 1, 1952; Lancaster, California.  1:14 a.m.  Witnesses:
      sheriff's deputies and other persons, one named Mallette. Two
      brilliant red lights hovered and maneuvered for 5 minutes.

      Aug. 2, 1952; Lake Charles, Louisiana. 3 a.m. Witnesses:  USAF
      lst Lt. W.A. Theil, one enlisted man.  One red ball with a blue
      flame tail flew straight and level for 3-4 seconds.

      Aug. 4, 1952; Phoenix, Arizona. 2:20 a.m.  Witness:  USAF
      A/3c W.F. Vain. One yellow ball which lengthened and narrowed to
      plate shape, flew straight and level for 5 minutes.

      Aug. 4, 1952; Mt. Vernon, New York. 11:37 a.m. Witnesses:  one
      woman, two children.  One object, shaped like a lifesaver or
      donut, emitted black smoke from its top and made a 15' arc in 1.5
      minutes.  Observed for 2 hours.

      Aug 5. 1952; Haneda AFB, Japan. 11:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
      F-94 jet interceptor pilots lst Lt. W.R. Holder and lst Lt. A.M.
      Jones, and Haneda control tower operators.  Airborne radar
      tracked a target for 90 seconds.  Control tower operators watched
      50-60 minutes while a dark shape with a light flew as fast as 330
      kts.  (380 m.p.h.), hovered, flew curves and performed a variety
      of maneuvers.

      Aug. 6, 1952; Tokyo, Japan. This is a continuation of the Haneda
      AFB sightings.

      Aug. 6, 1952; Port Austin, Michigan.  Case missing from official

      Aug. 7. 1952; San Antonio, Texas.  9:08 a.m.  Witness:  Mrs.
      Susan Pfuhl. Four glowing white discs:  one made a 180* turn,
      one flew straight and level, one veered off, and one circled
      during the 70 minute sighting.

      Aug. 9, 1952; Lake Charles, Louisiana. 10:50 a.m. Witness:
      USAF A/3c J.P. Raley. One disc-shaped object flew very fast and
      then hovered for 2 seconds during a 5-6 minute sighting.

      Aug. 13, 1952; Tokyo, Japan. 9:45 p.m.  Witness:  USAF Marine
      Corps pilot Maj. D. McGough. One orange light flew a left orbit
      at 8,000' and 230 m.p.h., spiralled down to no more than 1,500',
      remained stationary for 2-3 minutes and went out.  An attempted
      interception was unsuccessful.

      Aug. 18, 1952; Fairfield, California.  12:50 a.m.  Witnesses:
      three policemen.  One object changed color like a diamond, and
      changed directions during the 30 minute sighting.

      Aug. 19, 1952; Red Bluff, California.  2:38 p.m.  Witness:
      Ground Observer Corps observer Albert Lathrop. Two objects,
      shaped like fat bullets, flew straight and level, very fast for
      25 seconds.

      Aug. 20, 1952; Neffesville, Pennsylvania. 3:10 a.m. Witnesses:
      Bill Ford and two others. An undescribed object flew at 500'
      altitude for several minutes.  No further data in files.

      Aug. 21, 1952; Dallas, Texas. 11:54 p.m.  Witness:  Jack Rossen,
      ex-artillery observer.  Three blue-white lights hovered then
      descended; 1.5 minutes later, one of them descended more.

      Aug. 23, 1952; Akron, Ohio. 4:10 a.m.  Witnesses:  USAF 2nd Lt.
      H.K. Funseth, a ground radar observer, and two U.S. Navy men.
      One pulsing amber light was seen to fly straight and level for 7

      Aug. 24, 1952; Hermanas, Mexico. 10:15 a.m.  Witness:  Georgia
      Air National Guard F-84G jet fighter pilot Col. G.W. Johnson.
      Two 6' silver balls in abreast formation, one turned grey
      rapidly, the other slowly.  One changed to long grey shape during
      a turn.  Sighting lasted about 10 minutes.

      Aug. 24, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 5:40 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mr. and
      Mrs. George White. One large round, metallic, white light with a
      vague lower surface, flew slowly, then fast With a dancing,
      wavering motion, for about 1 minute.

      Aug. 24, 1952; Levelland, Texas. 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.
      Witnesses:  Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sharp. One object, shaped like a
      spinning top, changing color from red to yellow to blue, and with
      a fiery tail, hovered for 20 minutes, whistling, then flew away.
      It, or another like it, returned an hour later.

      Aug. 25, 1952; Pittsburg, Kansas. 5:35 a.m.  Witness:  radio
      station musician William Squyres. One dull aluminum object,
      shaped like two meat platters, face to face, estimated at 75'
      long, 45' wide, and 15' thick.  Through a window in the front
      section shone a blue light; the head and shoulders of a man could
      be seen.  The mid section had numerous windows through which
      could be seen some kind of regular movement.  A series of small
      propellers were spaced close together along the outer edge of the
      object, revolving at high speed.  The object was hovering about
      10' above the ground, 100 yards off the road, with a slight
      rocking motion.  It then ascended vertically with a sound like a
      large covey of quail starting to fly at the same time.
      Vegetation showed signs of having been disturbed under the

      Aug. 25, 1952; Holloman AFB, New Mexico. 3:40 p.m. Witnesses:
      civilian supervisor Fred Lee, foreman L.A. Aquilar. One round
      silver object flew south, turned and flew north, made a 360 turn
      and flew away vertically after 3-5 minutes.

      Aug. 26, 1952; Lathrop Wells, Nevada. 12:10 a.m. Witness:  USAF
      Capt. D.A. Woods. One large, round, very bright object with a
      V-shaped contrail having a dark cone in the center, flew very
      fast, hovered, made an instantaneous 90 turn, followed by a
      gentle climb and finally sudden acceleration.

      Aug. 28, 1952; Chickasaw and Brookley AFB, Alabama. 9:30 p.m.
      Witnesses:  USAF control tower operators, officer from USAF
      Office of Special Investigations, and others.  Six objects,
      varying from fiery red to sparkling diamond appearance, hovered,
      flew erratically up and down for 1 hour and l5minutes.

      Aug. 29, 1952; Colorado Springs, Colorado. 8:35 p.m. Witness:
      pilot C.A. Magruder. Three objects, 50' in diameter, 10' high,
      aluminum with red-yellow exhaust, flew in trail at estimated
      1,500 m.p.h.  for 4-5 seconds.

      Aug. 29, 1952; west of Thule, Greenland (77' N., 75* 15' W.)
      10:50 a.m.  Witnesses:  two U.S. Navy pilots flying a P4Y-2
      patrol plane.  Three white disc-shaped or spherical objects
      hovered, then flew very fast in a triangular formation, in 2-3

      Sept. l, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.  10:50 p.m.  Witness:  ex-AAF
      B-25 gunner. Two large white disc-shaped objects with green
      vapor trails flew in trail formation, merged, flew away very

      Sept. 1, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.  10:30 p.m.  Witness:  one
      unidentified person using binoculars.  Two large objects shaped
      like spinning tops and displaying red, blue and green colors,
      flew side by side, leaving a sparkling trail for 30 minutes.

      Sept. 1, 1952; Atlanta, Georgia. 9:43 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mrs.
      William Davis and nine other persons.  One light, similar to the
      evening star, moved up and down for a long period of time.

      Sept. l, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.  10:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mr.
      Bowman (ex-artillery officer) and 24 others.  A red, white, and
      blue-green object which spun and shot off sparks for 15 minutes.

      Sept. 1, 1952; Yaak, Montana. 4:45 a.m.  Witnesses:  Visual
      sighting by two USAF enlisted men, radar tracking seen by three
      men using AN/FPS-3 radar set. Two small, varicolored lights
      became black silhouettes at dawn; flew erratically.  One hour.

      Sept. 2, 1952; Chicago, Illinois.  3 a.m.  Witness:  radar
      tracker Turason (ground controlled approach) at Midway Airport.
      40 targets flew in miscellaneous directions, up to 175 m.p.h.
      Two seemed to fly in formation with DC-6 airliner. Total of
      8 hours.

      Sept. 3, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 99 a.m.  Witnesses:  civilian
      pilots McCraven and Thomas. One shiny, dark ellipse made three
      broad, curving sweeps in 1.5 minutes.

      Sept. 6, 1952; Lake Charles AFB, Louisiana. l:3O'a.m.
      Witnesses:  T/Sgt. J.E. Wilson and two enlisted men.  One bright
      star-like light moved about the sky for 2 hours.

      Sept. 6, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 4:55 p.m.  Witnesses:  ex-
      Congresswoman Mrs. Isabella King and Bill McClain. One orange
      teardrop-shaped object whirled on its vertical axis, descended
      very fast, stopped, retraced its path upwards, while whirling in
      the opposite direction.  1.5 minutes.

      Sept. 7, 1952; San Antonio, Texas. 10:30 p.m. Witnesses:
      chemist J.W. Gibson and others. One orange object or light (the
      color of 2,000' F.) exploded into view.  Seen for from 3-20
      seconds by various observers.

      Sept. 9, 1952; Rabat, French Morocco. 9 p.m. Witness:  E.J.
      colisimo, a civilian illustrator with USAF Intelligence. One
      disc with lights along part of its circumference, flew twice as
      fast as a T-33 jet trainer, in a slightly curved path for 5

      Sept. 12, 1952; Allen, Maryland. 9:30 p.m.  Witnesses:  Mr. and
      Mrs. David Kolb, of the Ground Observer Corps, using binoculars.
      One white light with a red trim and streamers flew northeast for
      35 minutes.

      Sept. 13, 1952; Allentown, Pennsylvania.  7:40 p.m.  Witness:
      private pilot W.A. Hobler, flying a Beech Bonanza. One object,
      shaped like a fat football, flaming orange-red color, descended
      and then pulled up in front of the witness' airplane.  Seen for 2

      Sept. 14, 1952; Santa Barbara, California. 8:40 p.m. Witness:
      USAF C-54 transport pilot Tarbutton.  One blue-white light
      travelled straight and level, then went up.  Seen for 30 seconds.

      Sept. 14, 1952; North Atlantic, between Ireland and Iceland.
      Witnesses:  military persons from several countries aboard ships
      in the NATO "Operation Mainbrace" exercise.  Among the sightings:
      one blue-green triangle was observed flying 1,500 m.p.h; three
      objects in a triangular formation gave off white light exhaust at
      1,500 m.p.h.

      Sept. 14, 1952; White Lake, South Dakota. 7 p.m. Witness:
      Ground Observer Corps observer L.W. Barnes, using binoculars.
      One red, cigar-shaped object, with three puffs behind it, flew
      west, then south, and then was gone.  Seen 30-40 minutes.

      Sept. 14, 1952; Ciudad Jaurez, Mexico. 11:30 p.m. to 1:20 a.m.,
      Sept. 15. Witnesses:  consulting engineer R. J. Portis and three
      others.  Six groups of 12-15 luminous spheres or discs, which
      flew in formations varying from arcs to inverted-Y's, very fast.

      Sept. 14, 1952; Olmstead AFB, Pennsylvania. Time not known.
      Witness:  pilot of Flying Tiger Airlines airplane N67977. One
      blue light flew very fast on a collision course with the
      airliner.  Note:  the summary card attached to the file showed
      completely different information.

      Sept. 16, 1952; Portland, Maine. 6:22 p.m.  Witnesses:  crew of
      U.S. Navy P2V Neptune patrol plane, visually and via radar.  A
      group of five lights was seen at the same time a long, thin blip
      was being tracked on radar.  Note:  consideration was given to
      this being USAF KC-97 airplanes involved in a refueling
      operation.  The sighting involved 20 minutes.

      Sept. 16, 1952; Warner-Robbins AFB, Georgia. 7:30 p.m.
      Witnesses:  three USAF officers, two civilians.  Two white lights
      flew abreast, at 100 m.p.h., for 15 minutes.

      Sept. 17, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 11:40 a.m.  Witnesses:  Mr. and
      Mrs. Ted Hollingsworth. Two groups of three large, flat, shiny
      objects flew in tight formations:  the first group slow, the
      second faster.  Seen for 2 minutes.

      Sept. 23, 1952; Gander Lake, Newfoundland, Canada. No time
      shown.  Witnesses:  Pepperell AFB operations officer and seven
      other campers.  One bright white light, which reflected on the
      lake, flew straight and level at 100 m.p.h.  for 10 minutes.

      Sept. 24, 1952; Charleston, West Virginia. 3:30 p.m. Witnesses:
      crew of USAF B-29 bomber. A lot of bright, metallic particles or
      flashes, up to 3' in length, streamed past the B-29 for 15

      Sept. 26, 1952; 400 miles NNW of Azores Islands. 11:16 p.m.
      Witnesses:  pilot, copilot, engineer and aircraft commander of
      USAF C-124 transport plane. Two distinct green lights were seen
      to the right and slightly above the C-124, and at one time seemed
      to turn toward it.  The lights alternated leading each other
      during more than 1 hour of observation.

      Sept. 27, 1952; Inyokern, California.  10 p.m.  Witnesses:  two
      couples, using a 5x telescope.  One large, round object, which
      went through the color spectrum every 2 seconds, was seen to fly
      straight and level for 15 minutes.

      Sept. 29, 1952; Rochester, England.  3:55 p.m.  Witnesses
      unknown, but report came via the Rochester Police Dept. Two flat
      objects hovered for 3 minutes, and then sped away.

     Sept. 29, 1952; Southern Pines, North Carolina. 8:15 p.m.
      Witnesses:  U.S. Army Res. lst Lt. C.H. Stevens and two others.
      One green ellipse with a long tail orbited for 15 minutes.

      Sept. 29, 1952; Aurora, Colorado.  3:15 p.m.  Witness:  USAF
      T/Sgt. B.R. Hughes. Five or six circular objects, bright white
      but not shiny, circled in trail formation for 5-6 minutes.

      Oct. 1, 1952; Shaw AFB, South Carolina. 6:57 p.m. Witness:
      USAF lst Lt. T.J. Pointek, pilot of RF-8O reconnaissance jet. One
      bright white light flew straight, then vertical, then hovered,
      and then made an abrupt turn during a 23 minute attempted

      Oct. 1, 1952; Pascagoula, Mississippi.  7:40 p.m.  Witnesses:
      Mr. and Mrs. C.C. McLean and one other person.  One round,
      milky-white object, shaped like a powder puff, hovered for 5-10
      minutes then flew away very fast in an arc.  A loud blast was
      heard at the start of the 22 minute sighting.

      Oct. 7, 1952; Alamagordo, New Mexico. 8:30 p.m. Witness:  USAF
      Lt. Bagnell. One pale blue oval, with its long axis vertical,
      flew straight and level for 4-5 seconds, covering 30 in that

      Oct. 10, 1952; Otis AFB, Massachusetts.  6:30 p.m.  Witnesses:
      USAF S/Sgt., two other enlisted men.  One blinking white light
      moved like a pendulum for 20 minutes, and then shot straight up.

      Oct. 17, 1952; Taos, New Mexico.  9:15 p.m.  Witnesses:  Four
      USAF officers One round, bright blue light moved from north to
      northeast at an elevation of 45* for 2-3 seconds and then burned

      Oct. 17, 1952; Killeen, Texas. 10:15 p.m.  Witnesses:  Ministers
      Greenwalt and Kluck. Ten lights, or a rectangle of lights, moved
      more or less straight and level for 5 seconds.

      Oct. 17, 1952; Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico. 11 p.m. Witness:
      one military  person (no detail).  One white streamer moved at an
      estimated 3,000 m.p.h.  in an arc for 20 seconds.  No further
      details in files.

      Oct. 19, 1952; San Antonio, Texas. 1:30 p.m. Witness:  one
      ex-USAF aircrewman Woolsey. Three circular aluminum objects, one
      of which was olive-drab colored on the side, flew in a rough
      V-formation. One object flipped slowly, another object stopped,
      during the 3-4 minute sighting.

      Oct. 19. 1952; 500 miles south of Hawaii. 6:58 p.m. Witnesses:
      crew of USAF C-50 transport plane.  One round yellow light, with
      a red glowing edge, estimated at 100' in diameter, flew at
      300-400 kts.  (350-450 m.p.h.) for 20 seconds.

      Oct. 21, 1952; Knoxville, Tennessee.  No time given. Witnesses:
      persons at airport weather station.  Six white lights flew in a
      loose formation for 1-2 minutes, and made a shallow dive at a
      weather balloon.

      Oct. 24, 1952; Elberton, Alabama.  8:26 p.m.  Witnesses:  USAF
      Lt. Rau, Capt. Marcinko, flying a Beech T-ll trainer. One
      object, shaped like a plate, with a brilliant front and vague
      trail, flew with its concave surface forward for 5 seconds.

      Oct. 29, 1952; Erding Air Depot, West Germany. 7:50 a.m.
      Witnesses:  USAF S/Sgt. Anderson, A/2c Max Handy. One round
      object, silhouetted against a cloud, flew straight and level and
      smooth at 400 m.p.h.  for 20 seconds.

      Oct. 31, 1952; Fayetteville, Georgia. 7:40 p.m. Witness:  USAF
      Lt. James Allen. One orange, blimp-shaped object, 80' long and
      20' high, flew at treetop level, crossed over Allen's car (at
      which time his radio stopped playing), then climbed out at 45'
      and tremendous speed at the end of a 1 minute sighting.

      Nov. 3, 1952; Laredo AFB, Texas. 66:29 p.m.  Witnesses:  two
      control tower operators, including Lemaster. One long,
      elliptical, white-grey light flew very fast, paused, and then
      increased speed during a 3-4 second observation.

      Nov. 4, 1952; Vineland, New Jersey.  5:40 p.m.  Witness:
      housewife Mrs. Sprague. Two groups of 2-3 whirling discs of
      light flew toward the southeast over a period of 30 seconds.

      Nov. 12, 1952; Los Alamos, New Mexico. 10:23 p.m. Witness:
      security inspector.  Four red-white-green lights flew slowly over
      a prohibited area for 15 minutes.

      Nov. 13, 1952; Opheim, Montana. 2:20 a.m.  Witness:  radar
      tracking by USAF 779th AC&W station.  An unexplained track was
      followed for 1 hour, 28 minutes, at 158,000' altitude (30 miles)
      and a speed of 240 m.p.h.  Radar was FPS/3 (PPI).

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