Aliens Essay

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For over a thousand years people have reported seeing strange objects flying in the sky. Today the unknown flying objects -UFOs continue to visit us, on a regular basis. A large amount of recorded historical events of this issue have taken place to give the subject of UFOs recognition. Recently, many individuals have claimed to witness or be part of fantastic stories that attract some while are turned away. Videotapes, photographs and pieces of physical evidence do support some of these stories. Even more frightening, small objects called implants have been found in the bodies of some people that have reported strange sightings or encounters with strange objects. Once one begins to put it all together, the history, stories, claims, and …show more content…
On June 24, 1947 an Idaho businessman Kenneth Arnold, an experienced pilot was flying over the Cascade Mountains, when an incredibly bright flash lit up his airplane. He soon after described what he saw “They didn’t fly like any other aircraft I had seen before… they flew in a definite formation…like speed boats on rough water or similar to the tail of a Chinese kite that I once saw blowing in the wind… they fluttered and sailed, tipping their wings alternately and emitting very bright blue white flashed from their surfaces.” (Brookesmith, 44). Then when he was questioned by a reporter from the East Oregonian newspaper Kenneth Arnold described the object he has seen as flying, “like a saucer would if you skipped it across the water.” (Brookesmith, 44). From these words came the term “flying saucers.” Arnold’s sighting unleashed a new era of people seeing flying saucers and mysterious flying objects.
From June to the end of July in 1947 a massive amount of sightings occurred. The Air Force had received over 850 reports of Unidentified Flying Objects. During this time a UFO had been seen in every state except for Georgia and West Virginia. Many of the witnesses who reported seeing these strange objects include professional and highly educated people such as, military and commercial pilots, U.S. Intelligence officers, scientist, police officers and average American citizens. (Brookesmith, 45). One of the most convincing encounter happened during the mid 1900’s was titled as

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