Project Blue Book: The Top Secret UFO Files that Revealed a Government Cover-Up
A new edition of the blockbuster book that revealed thetop-secret findings of the US government about UFOs.Throughout the1950s and 1960s, while publicly dismissing the existence of UFOs,the United States Air Force was engaged in a secret program forevaluating every report of unidentified flying objects. Under thecode name, Project Blue Book, the Air Force analyzed over 13,000incidents. The goal of this enterprise was threefold: To determinethe cause for each UFO sighting, to assess the security threat foreach incident, and to determine how the United States could obtainor create the technology used by UFOs.This book, based on secretfiles obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, includesaccounts of seven of the most important USAF enquiries— among themthe story of the nights the White House was buzzed by UFOs, themystery of the Lubbock Lights, the full story of CaptainMantell—Ufology's first martyr, and the startling conversion of theprominent astronomer, J. Alan Hynek from UFO skeptic tobeliever.This is startling and fascinating book that uncovers notonly the anatomy of a government cover-up, but also provides starkand chilling evidence that we are not alone. It is all here,government documents, the testimony of scientists, the military,pilots and citizens all over the country who have witnessedUFOS.