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Secret 'X-Files' Of UFO Sightings Released (UK/MOD - download docs free til 4/2/11 per article)
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| Mona Moussly
Posted on 03/25/2011 9:24:16 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
UFO sightings and an "alien abduction" are detailed in thousands of close-encounter documents released by the National Archives.
Previously classified documents reveal the UFO phenomenon was discussed at the highest level of government worldwide.
In December 1977, the Government used its influence to talk down a call by Grenada president Sir Eric Gairy for a UN agency to conduct research into alien sightings.
About a year later, the House of Lords held a debate on the subject of UFOs, the files show.
One of the documents describes a "War of the Worlds" incident in 1967 that was treated as a potentially real alien invasion of the UK.
The RAF was flooded with calls from the public reporting six small "flying saucers" discovered in locations in a perfect line across southern England.
Four police forces, bomb disposal units, the army and the Ministry of Defence's intelligence branch were all mobilised.
But it later emerged the saucers were a 'rag-day' hoax by engineering students from Farnborough Technical College.
Another file tells of a family capturing on film flashing red and white lights zig-zagging their way through the sky in 2003.
Police officers, including a helicopter team, also witnessed the 20 to 30 lights over Bromley, Kent, and reported the incident. Radar checks revealed nothing unusual.
The documents read: "A policeman sent to investigate confirmed the sighting. Objects were moving faster than any man-made aircraft."
(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...
TOPICS: UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: alienabduction; ufo
The article states that the docs may be downloaded free for one month at www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ufos
. Since the article was posted initially on 3/3/2011, one might assume there is only a short time left.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:28:48 AM PDT
(Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
It's happening very soon.
Please send chocolate.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:30:46 AM PDT
(The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
posted on 03/25/2011 9:31:01 AM PDT
("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
I’m gonna search the files for the ‘War of the Worlds’ incident in ‘67. Will send you references if it’s interesting.
The most interesting incident, The Rendlesham forest is missing.
Also, the file of USO in contact with a Navy vessel is also missing because the wind ripped the ship log.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:33:49 AM PDT
I had heard there was a flap about missing Rendlesham docs...but there seems to be some disagreement over what is actually missing (or so I have heard).
A pair of illegal aliens. Both ineligible to be POTUS.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:41:58 AM PDT
Those cartoonish drawings, are sort of, I don't know. Stupid. One depicts a UFO making a crop circle. That scam was long ago uncovered. People were making crop circles. Some even did very elaborate ones on television.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:45:30 AM PDT
A Kinetic Military Action of the Worlds? My gawd!
posted on 03/25/2011 9:45:37 AM PDT
. . . ."people are making crop circles"
Not all of them, not even a significant percentage of them.
That isn't to say aliens from other worlds are making them either. Not everything in God's universe is meant for us to understand.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:47:59 AM PDT
One depicts a UFO making a crop circle.
I have always thought a snow circle would be much more impressive than a crop circle.
posted on 03/25/2011 9:52:02 AM PDT
by AD from SpringBay
(We deserve the government we allow.)
I love crop circles tho, they are amazing art. I think aliens just use our planet as a giant canvas. Maybe it’s the universe version of flickr or something...
posted on 03/25/2011 9:55:08 AM PDT
(A tick stole my tagline....)
That isn't to say aliens from other worlds are making them either.
Oh yes they are.
posted on 03/25/2011 10:01:43 AM PDT
posted on 03/25/2011 10:23:32 AM PDT
posted on 03/25/2011 10:29:55 AM PDT
(Some days it's not worth chewing through the straps.)
I love crop circles tho, they are amazing art. I think aliens just use our planet as a giant canvas. Maybe its the universe version of flickr or something...
I agree. Some of them are astounding. What I hate about the aliens is that they always go for the butt. Why are they so obsessed with putting things in people's butts?
posted on 03/25/2011 10:33:13 AM PDT
To: Snickering Hound
Barney Frank would be chasing the aliens saying, “probe me”.
posted on 03/25/2011 11:06:34 AM PDT
“I agree. Some of them are astounding. What I hate about the aliens is that they always go for the butt. Why are they so obsessed with putting things in people’s butts? “
Based on the orifices most politicians use to communicate, I can see why aliens are confused and constantly probe there. They’re on TV constantly talking out their asses.
posted on 03/25/2011 11:13:29 AM PDT
(I need a better tagline)
Perhaps it correlates with their mouths, and they think they are feeding people?
posted on 03/25/2011 11:22:54 AM PDT
(A tick stole my tagline....)
Yay! A perfect Friday thread. When I get home I’ll have to start downloading these files as I loop the X-Files theme song on my stereo.
Let's us know if you find anything fun and interesting in the downloaded docs.
(I right-clicked on and downloaded each one, nearly done now)
Newly released UFO files
from the UK government
Files released in March 2011
The files contain a wide range of UFO-related documents, drawings, letters and parliamentary questions covering the years 2000-2005.
Find out more about the House of Lords' debate on UFOs, a flying saucer hoax that was treated as a potentially real alien invasion of the UK and how 1978 nearly became 'the year of the UFO'.
Start by reading our highlights guide (PDF, 397kb) to help you navigate your way through the files.
Due to the large size of some of these files, we recommend you save them to your PC before opening them. Please right click on the links and select the Ã¢?ËsaveÃ¢?â¢ option.
- DEFE 24/1986/1 (PDF, 27.8 Mb)
- DEFE 24/1997/1 (PDF, 57.9 Mb)
- DEFE 24/1999/1 (PDF, 197.0 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2018/1 (PDF, 40.9 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2021/1 (PDF, 9.4 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2023/1 (PDF, 17.1 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2024/1 (PDF, 36.0 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2025/1 (PDF, 44.4 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2026/1 (PDF, 40.4 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2027/1 (PDF, 34.3 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2028/1 (PDF, 11.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2030/1 (PDF, 13.8 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2032/1 (PDF, 37.2 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2036/1 (PDF, 28.0 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2037/1 (PDF, 25.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2038/1 (PDF, 8.7 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2039/1 (PDF, 37.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2040/1 (PDF, 11.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2041/1 (PDF, 19.5 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2044/1 (PDF, 16.9 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2046/1 (PDF, 7.8 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2048/1 (PDF, 8.9 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2049/1 (PDF, 7.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2050/1 (PDF, 44.0 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2052/1 (PDF, 4.8 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2053/1 (PDF, 24.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2054/1 (PDF, 8.4 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2055/1 (PDF, 9.3 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2058/1 (PDF, 21.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2059/1 (PDF, 9.6 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2062/1 (PDF, 26.1 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2085/1 (PDF, 39.0 Mb)
- DEFE 24/2092/1 (PDF, 16.5 Mb)
- DEFE 44/2022/1 (PDF, 13.5 Mb)
Previous file releases
The National Archives holds other UFO files that have already been released by the Ministry of Defence. You can download these in PDF format for a small fee. The files contain details of numerous UFO sightings.
Access existing UFO files
posted on 03/28/2011 7:07:07 PM PDT
(Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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