The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects: The Original 1956 Edition

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Cosimo, Inc., Mar 1, 2011 - Social Science - 260 pages
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The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects, written by Captain Edward Ruppelt in 1956, was the first serious, unbiased account written about UFOs by anyone connected with the official government investigations of UFO phenomena. Ruppelt, who coined the term "unidentified flying objects" and headed Project Blue Book from 1951 to 1953, includes his personal investigations and findings in his extensive research on UFOs. He discusses both well-publicized UFO sightings and lesser-known accounts, as well as the inner workings of Air Force UFO research. This edition is the original 1956 edition; in 1960 Ruppelt released a second edition which seemed to weaken his original views that some UFO reports could not be explained, and reinforce the Air Force's position that there was nothing mysterious about UFOs. EDWARD J. RUPPELT (1923-1960) was the head of Project Blue Book during the Korean War, from 1951-1953. He served at the Air Technical Intelligence Center, where he took over Project Grudge, a formal investigation by the U.S. military with the goal of debunking extraterrestrial and UFO activity. Under Ruppelt's supervision, the project, later named Blue Book, experienced its most fruitful years, when investigations were properly conducted without judgment or disdain. Many UFO researchers hail him as a pioneer of UFO research and hero in the fight to earn respectability for the field.
 

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This is official disclosure of alien visitation to this planet, to anybody who is interested in that sort of thing. We will not ever get a government official to disclose this on TV or major news network, so this is what you get. Which makes perfect sense because a televised announcement of such horrific realities would break society down into total chaos. A book is an individual thing, and nobody is going to read this book, then throw it in the air and start running around in a panic. He/She will take in the information, close the book, maybe look around a little bit, and then go on with their life like nothing is different. Only their outlook on reality will be a little different, but everything else will stay the same. This book explains the entire UFO history, and then from his perspective in 1952-1954 the eventual information cut off from the newly created NSA. Read the original, because the government had him do a second print which contradicts what he originally said. This is real life disclosure, and the production of the second edition are real life attempts at covering up the truth. 

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