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The full report from the Army Chief of Staff, General George Marshall , to President Roosevelt, included the following points:
1. Unidentified airplanes, other than American Army or Navy planes, were probably over Los Angeles and were fired on by elements of the 37th CA Brigade. These units expended 1430 rounds of ammunition.
2. As many as 15 airplanes may have been involved, flying at various speeds from what is officially reported from being "very slow" to in excess of 200 mph and at elevations from 9,000 to 18,000 feet.
3. No bombs were dropped.
4. No casualties among our troops.
5. No planes were shot down.
6. No American Army or Navy planes were in action.
Originally posted by JonStone
Never saw a balloon that could take over 300 rounds of fired weapons.
Originally posted by Cyberspy
reply to post by kyrebelyell2004
I don't think that proof of what ever it was has been or will ever be found. It was too long ago.
reply to post by JonStone
Um... yeah.... Roswell.
It was this.
Originally posted by backinblack
Yep, and they rushed that ballon off to Edwards airforce base under heavy gaurd?
Hmm, wonder why?