posted on Jun, 26 2012 @ 12:13 PM
Great bit of research OP, thanks!
To the person who commented about the 'large amount of sightings' during any given few months back then; I saw a documentary recently that was an
interview with Air Force personnel from the time. Apparently we were LOSING an average of two fighter jets a WEEK that were being sent up to
investigate sightings and having engine trouble, etc. That's why the military was so paranoid about the alien sightings, they were completely
helpless against them. It took them a while, brainless that they were, to realize not even the vaunted Soviets could have that level of technology.
Once they realized within their compartmentalized intelligence networks that there were completely at the mercy of these things, the paranoia ran far
and deep. Philip Corso who wrote 'The Day After Roswell' also wrote in his memoirs later on that he had advised his superiors, which included the
President, to 'fire on their motherships' because he was convinced they were hostile, when in all likelihood, it was just their electromagnetic
power sources that was causing the problems. The attempts by the ETs to shut down nuclear facilities was also considered to be overtly hostile, even
though it was simply a demonstration that we would not be allowed to launch missiles, and neither would the Soviets. He documents that at one point,
the Soviets sent a nuclear missile up into space and took out a US satellite. An unknown source 'ion beam' was traced back to the Soviet base the
missile came from and the entire base was taken out, all soldiers there lost. This of course, was not taken as the warning it was intended to be, but
a threat to American military power that was recommended to be met with force. He was upset apparently that we wouldn't be allowed to fire nukes
whenever we felt like it. Corso also oddly surmises that AIDS and other viral diseases could be the result of alien DNA experimentation.
Here's the link to his memoirs. They show his age and badly need an editor but are very demonstrative of US thinking at the time.
Check out some of the docs on Youtube that are more recent, the last two years. There are a LOT of people from that era now coming forward and
talking; the worry about violating a security oath becomes less of a problem when you're at the end of your life, and they want what they saw to be
documented. Also check out the most recent UFO type conventions. Good stuff coming out now. It's like a slow motion Disclosure and I think it's
being 'allowed' as the people doing the talking are not being silenced.