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The report on unidentified flying objects.

Author: Edward J Ruppelt
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Book club editionView all editions and formats
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"...As chief of the Air Force project assigned to the investigation and analysis of UFOs, [the author], and his staff studied over 4,500 reports and discussed them with everyone from out-and-out crackpots to top-level scientists and generals. All reports received were subjected to military intelligence analysis procedures. Astronomers, physicists, aerodynamic engineers, and psychologists were consulted in the course  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Ruppelt
OCLC Number: 1240396
Description: 243 pages 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Project Blue Book and the UFO story --
The era of confusion begins --
The classics --
Green fireballs, Project Twinkle, little lights, and grudge --
The dark ages --
The presses roll --
the Air Force shrugs --
The Pentagon rumbles --
The Lubbock Lights, unabridged --
The new Project Grudge --
Project Blue Book and the big build-up --
The big flap --
The Washington merry-go-round --
Hoax or horror? --
Digesting the data --
The radiation story --
The hierarchy ponders --
What are UFO's?
Other Titles: Unidentified flying objects
Flying objects

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"...As chief of the Air Force project assigned to the investigation and analysis of UFOs, [the author], and his staff studied over 4,500 reports and discussed them with everyone from out-and-out crackpots to top-level scientists and generals. All reports received were subjected to military intelligence analysis procedures. Astronomers, physicists, aerodynamic engineers, and psychologists were consulted in the course of the Air Force's exhaustive investigations...Here are the complete official accounts of the classic cases--the Lubbock Lights, the Utah movies, the Florida scoutmaster, the Washington sightings, as well as a wealth of less-publicized but equally amazing incidents..."--inside flap cover.

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