In trying to establish the truth behind the long controversy of UFO reality one cannot logically assess the evidence without acknowledging the long list of impressive American commanders who have disclosed what they know. These statements have been quoted and well documented by newspapers. These are not fabrications used to support a false agenda. These statements constitute the conscientious attempt on the part of men responsible for the lives of literally millions, who are allowing us a precious insight into a mystery that compels us to investigate further. These prolific military leaders are sharing the product of their extensive resources and allowing us the privilege of forbidden knowledge.
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Operation Mainbrace eclipsed by someone else
In 1952 NATO the largest peace time ever naval exercises were conducted in the north Atlantic. General Ike Eisenhower was present aboard one of the many ships that participated in the joint maneuvers that stretched across many thousands of square miles. Several sightings of UFO’s were documented during this joint training exercise. According to accounts given by personnel present at the time. Eisenhower was notified of a sighting and was roused from his sleep to come up to the bridge in order to review the details of the sighting. General Eisenhower was reportedly intensely involved in evaluating the circumstances as well as the description of the airborne object identified in the sighting. He reportedly drank coffee and lingered on the bridge in his pajamas after being acutely awakened and then rushed to his proper station at the bridge so he could keep informed on the latest developments of the sighting though many more were reported by other crews and officers. General Eisenhower kept a lid on the incident according to sources.
CIA Director warns against accepting Official Denial
Like Hoyt Vandenberg, Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoeter, was a former director of the CIA. Having had a distinguished career in naval operations during World War II, the admiral was poised to receive any pertinent data that affected national security.
In 1960 in an interview he gave the New York Times, Admiral Hillenkoeter stated:
“Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense.”
Admiral Hillenkoeter became a member of the board of governors for the infamous NICAP ( National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena) which was dedicated to investigating UFO’s and ending government secrecy on the subject. He served from 956 to 1962. According to Donald Keyhoe he was dedicated to releasing highly classified UFO data to the public in order to inform people of the truth.
SAC General makes ominous admission
In 1965 General Benjamin Chidlaw made a shocking admission in a public statement that resonates to this day, and confirms the suspicions of many historians who have archived many UFO incidents on behalf of US military records. In his statement the general stated that UFO pursuits were taken very seriously and that many men and aircraft had been lost as a result. General Chidlaw pointed out