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GERMAN NEWSPAPER APRIL JOKE, 1950:
German researcher Klaus Webner did prove that this photograph has been presented as an April 1st joke in the German newspaper "Wiesbadener Tagesblatt" (Wiesbaden Daily Newspaper) in 1950, by editor William Sprunkel, using a painted photograph from Hans Scheffler. Scheffler's son posed as alien on a series of the picture such as the one on the right, and Scheffner used one of them as background, adding a painted alien. However, the picture, and some slightly different versions of it, are still sometimes presented as "an alien in the hands of RAF officers."
Originally posted by easynow
first picture is supposedly a April fools joke and it looks like somebody is trying it again...
[edit on 9-4-2009 by easynow]
Originally posted by bluestreak53
I am pretty sure that I saw the 2nd phtograph published in a magazine back in the early 1970s. I believe it was possibly published in "Argosy" magazine which I recall was the first place I saw the blurry photograph from a still in that Sasquatch movie from California.
I do agree that it is most likely some sort of fake and bears no resemblance to any alien described by witnesses.