New Roswell Witness Steps Forth

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posted on Apr, 11 2003 @ 06:43 PM
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New Roswell Witness!
11-Apr-2003


Roswell NM
Anne Robbins now lives in Midland, Texas. She's the widow of a career military man who was stationed in Roswell during the Roswell crash in July, 1947. She remembers the description of the saucer that her husband, Technical Sergeant Ernest Robert Robbins, told her he helped recover and the three small beings that were found outside the craft. Now 84 years old, Robbins has never before spoken publicly about Roswell, but she now says that what her late husband saw was not a downed weather balloon.
Seated in a meeting room at the Odessa Meteor Crater Museum, she said, "We had been to a dinner party at the NCO [non-commissioned officers] club on the base and didn't get home until 10:30 or 11. We'd already gone to bed but weren't yet asleep when everything outside lit up like it was daylight. It was like that for what seemed like several minutes, and we both assumed that it was probably helicopters from the base with searchlights on." Soon afterwards, her husband received a phone call and told her he had to report to the base. "I just assumed that there had been a plane crash somewhere nearby," she says. "But I couldn't figure why my husband, a sheet-metal man who repaired planes, was called in."

She was even more puzzled when he returned home the 18 hours later, with his uniform wrinkled and damp. "I asked him what had happened to him, why he was so wet, and he told me he'd had to go through the decontamination tank at the base. I asked, 'In your clothes?' and he said, 'They were what I was wearing when I was out there.' He told me, 'Well, I guess you might as well know; it's going to be in the papers. A UFO crashed outside of Roswell.'

"I told him he was crazy. 'No,' he replied, 'I'm not.' I don't remember him being particularly shocked or very emotional about it. In fact, he seemed cool as a cucumber. He just made it clear to me that he wasn't going to talk about it."

The following morning, she says, "I asked him again if it was really true and he said, yes, it was." When she asked what the UFO looked like, he explained that "if you took two saucers and put them together, that's what it looked like." On the top layer, there were oblong-shaped windows all the way around the craft. He had not looked inside. "I asked him if there was anybody on it. He said, 'I can tell you this much: There were three people. One was dead and two were still alive. I can't tell you anything more.'"

It was not until several days later that Sergeant Robbins finally agreed to drive his wife out to the crash site. By then, all debris had been cleared away. "He didn't say much of anything until we got to a place where there was this big burned spot, a perfect circle so black that it was shiny. No normal fire could have made something like that." It looked like the sand had been melted and turned into a sheet of black glass. "This," he said, "is where I was for 18 hours."

"On the drive home," she says, "I asked him what happened to the spaceship, what happened to the people who were on it. He said, 'I can't tell you that; don't ask me any more.'" That was the last time he ever spoke about it, until he retired from the Air Force in 1961. He died of a heart attack in January, 2000.

Following his retirement, the family moved to Saginaw, near Fort Worth, and he worked first for General Dynamics, then LTV, as an aircraft repairman. "It was years later, when our kids were in high school, that our son Ronald was working on some kind of report on unidentified flying objects and asked his father to tell him about what happened back in Roswell. He didn't say much, basically just what he'd told me years earlier," she says.

"But you know how kids are. Ronald kept asking questions, like what the men found at the crash looked like. Finally, Papa [as she called him] got a pencil and drew this pear-shaped head with large black eyes. Their skin, he said, was brown and they had no nose, no mouth. When Ronald asked him what their bodies looked like, all he would say was, 'Son, you don't want to know about that.'"

She says, "[Ronald] wouldn't talk to you about itBarbara, my daughter, tells me, 'Daddy's dead, don't bring it up.'"

"All I remember," says their daughter, Barbara Wattlington, "was Dad saying he was stationed in Roswell and that a UFO crashed there."

The last time Anne Robbins remembers her husband talking about it was a few years before his death, when they sat in their Saginaw living room one evening, watching a show about Roswell on TV. "I asked him, 'Was it a hoax?' and all he said was, 'It's the truth. It did land.' I asked him, 'Well, if it did, where is it?' He again said he couldn't tell me that."

She says, "I could never figure out why an airplane repairman would be called out in the middle of the night to participate in the investigation of a crashed UFO." Only after filing her husband's death certificate with military officials in Washington, D.C., did she learn that he had intelligence clearance during his time in Roswell. "That UFO they found didn't just fly away, so where is it?" she says. "And what happened to the people on it? I still say the Air Force knows what happened. Someday, I hope, we might find out the truth."




posted on Apr, 11 2003 @ 06:58 PM
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didnt think they had hellicoptors in 1947



posted on Apr, 11 2003 @ 07:04 PM
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Actually, they did. The earliest models of Sikorsky was developed in WWII, although not used widely until late 40s, early 50s.



posted on Apr, 11 2003 @ 07:05 PM
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ahh cool, i thought the chopper was developed in the late 40's



posted on Apr, 12 2003 @ 12:31 AM
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We always get so close to the Truth, but we never find it. And this guy, he should have written it all in a Diary or Journal, everything about The UFO's, planted it somewhere where his wife would find it, and boom we have something.

But Noo This guys are so brainwashed and have their noses so far up the Government's behinds that I'm sivk of it.

why dont they just stop the crap "Pardon my language" ( I say much worse things, but i dont't know if you can do it on this board) but anyway why don't they just release it.

They don't have to tell us if we are in any Danger, they don't have to descrife any Details for Us,

All they have to do is say "Yes, we know that Extraterrestrial Life Exists, No we will not discuss it further."

Bu they have to give us crap everytime, makes them feel good to have control and know stuff we don't.

This is ridicilous, these are people who Live off of our Moneym yes our Taxes pay for his/her food, We basically in a Way put them in the position they are in now, and they don't have the decency to say anything.

The Governmnet acts Like we are STUPID, are you kidding me. "I know you have Saucers, I know you have Bodies, I know you run secret tests, I know secret facilities Exist." They dont have to Bull us with a bunch of coverups.



posted on Apr, 12 2003 @ 12:33 AM
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Sorry about the Spelling Errors guys, you understand.



posted on Apr, 12 2003 @ 01:33 AM
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I would so much love to believe a story like this, but I believe that it is just that, a story. I'm skeptical until I see hard proof and in these days, so much can be fabricated that it's hard to know left from right.

I'm not into probabilities, but what I do find amazing is that astronomers have a difficult time finding any suns with planets orbiting them. I have only heard of a couple of suns with possible planets, and to our understanding, these planets are not capable of life.

How many planets are in our solar system? Are there really only nine or are there more? We are really still in the Dark Ages.



posted on Apr, 19 2003 @ 03:15 AM
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Sounds like another good validation of the crash. What's your source for the information? I don't believe I have come across this story in any Roswell book that I have read. I think the Roswell writers would like to hear from you on this one. You may have already contacted the Fund for UFO Reseach or what ever their name is.



posted on Apr, 19 2003 @ 08:17 AM
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Think I got that off of Whitley Striebers UnknownCountry.com.



posted on Apr, 20 2003 @ 12:38 AM
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How come it took this long to find a piece of the Roswell wreckage. Iheard that Brian Gumble of Sci-Fi channel found it. Come on, the Sci-Fi channel. Why coulden't some respectable person just start digging years ago. Did the whole world just get too lazy. I mean, come on, the Sci-Fi channel. That almost discredits everything about the incident.



posted on Apr, 21 2003 @ 10:02 AM
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Her account varies wildly with many of the other eye-witnesses, as well as being second-hand. The skin color, number of aliens, as well as the number alive, is different from other established testimony, as is the description of the "saucer", where the Roswell craft wasn't a classic "saucer" UFO, but more of an aerodynamic shape. I think this may just be a widow trying to get some spending money...good for her, but so far, I'm not buying....



posted on Apr, 21 2003 @ 10:36 AM
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Gazrok, I noticed the same things and came to the same conclusions. Furthermore, she should have emerged as a witness long before this if she was genuine.

I agree -- hoax. Streiber also has taken some hits for not researching things thoroughly. I think this is another of those that didn't get a good examination.



posted on Apr, 21 2003 @ 10:40 AM
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She could have done her homework a little more, and gotten some good money out of this... I'm all for little old ladies trying to make a buck...but at least do some leg work....



posted on Apr, 21 2003 @ 06:53 PM
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If I had been on the crash site and required decontamination afterwards, I sure as hell wouldn't have taken my wife back to the same spot.

Lots of crap in that story.



posted on Apr, 22 2003 @ 08:57 AM
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been burned, and he would have been issued a new one...not worn a wet one home...





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