reply to post by Gazrok
...I have a copy of the front page framed myself, interesting reading.
Me too, alongside the 'OK Corral' account on The Tombstone Epitaph's
From what I've gathered over the years, the story wasn't that big-a-deal
to begin with, it faded quickly and it wasn't until Stanton Friedman went
'a-hunting' -did it surface again.
I bought 'The Roswell Incident' book by Berlitz and Moore in 1981 and read
it to ribbons. I was 21 years old.
Now at I'm coming up on 53 years and as some may be aware, age tends to
want a person to be more cynical when it comes to 'flying saucers' and 'little
Jesse Marcel Jnr still says his father brought home a box of wreckage and
showed him material that was 'not ours'. Jesse Jnr has never recanted his
accounts of what he saw... the beams and the strange foil, if he's fabricating the
story then that's a helluva way of honouring his late-Father's memory.
I doubt that
The mis-identification of the material by The Roswell Army Base...? Initially, they
thought it was a crashed 'disk' and then corrected the account with the 'Weather Balloon'
story, It's comforting to know that our boys back then couldn't tell the difference between
a Rawin Sonde balloon and a creature-carrying craft!!!
I doubt that too.
The stories and TV programmes about Project Mogel are compelling, scientists speaking
about long apparatus-dragging balloons with decorative tape holding foil reflectors to balsa
wood struts... a discription similar to what Mr. Brazel and his children found on the desert
it's taken many-many years for these guys to come forward and pour cold water on
the whole incident and that, makes my eyes narrow and to rub my chin in thought!
Something strange happened out there, something that made the Miltary over-compensate
with excuses, excuses that have changed, swapped and become more ludicrous over the