The Flying Saucers Are Real: Documented UFOs 1947-1950

The Flying Saucers Are Real: Documented UFOs 1947-1950

by Donald Keyhoe
     
 
In this cornerstone of ufology, Keyhoe investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs between 1947 and 1950.

Keyhoe contends that the Air Force was actively investigating these cases of close encounters, with a policy of concealing their existence from the public until 1949. He stated that this policy was then

Overview

In this cornerstone of ufology, Keyhoe investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs between 1947 and 1950.

Keyhoe contends that the Air Force was actively investigating these cases of close encounters, with a policy of concealing their existence from the public until 1949. He stated that this policy was then replaced by one of cautious, progressive revelation.

This book was a huge success at its original publication in 1950 and popularized many ideas in ufology that are still widely believed today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012847508
Publisher:
Smashbooks
Publication date:
12/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
175
Sales rank:
569,012
File size:
273 KB

Meet the Author

Donald E. Keyhoe, who relates here his investigation of the flying saucers, writes with twenty-five years of experience in observing aeronautical developments.

He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. He flew in active service with the Marine Corps, managed the tour of the historic plane in which Bennett and Byrd made their North Pole flight, was aide to Charles Lindbergh after the famous Paris flight, and was chief of information for the Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce.

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