Instead these are text descriptions of encounters or sightings during the years 1947 to 1969. The 5th edition was published in 1976 by blue book publishers. He was familiar with project blue book and related. This list of 701 ufo reports represents all of the unexplained sightings recorded by the air forces project blue book, a seventeen year investigation. An analysis of the air force project blue book special report no. Battelle used punched cards for this work, developed a coding system, and produced extensive statistics presented in blue books special report 14. Image courtesy of the national archives and records administration the cover of project blue book, special report no. Many of these files are not available anywhere else, and are here due to the research efforts of mr. Unfortunately this work was not pursued and the cards were not kept. During 20 years of existence project blue book logged 12,618 reports 701 remained unsolved. In december 1951, head of project blue book captain edward j. Project blue book season 2 of project blue book coming. Attached to the tweet was a pdf of the cia and the u2 program, 19541974, a report about the united states manned u2 spy plane written by agency historians and published in 1998.
Very few photographs are included in these records. Comprehensive catalog of 1,700 project blue book ufo unknowns. Download documents users can now download pdf format versions of project grudge reports 112 and project blue book special report 14. The 5th edition was published in 1976 by bluebook publishers. Unlike other tv shows such as xfiles, project blue book is based on true events. After a few months, i finally was able to make the script to convert it all, adjust the image the best i can, ocrd the entire collection, then programmed a.
Project blue book was one of a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects ufos. Project blue book is regarded as the third ufo investigation project by the usaf. Project blue book 2018 trailer hd i history, ufos youtube. It was an instant hit and was quickly canned after 2 seasons which seemed to only cement ufos into popular culture. Itll star aidan gillen from game of thrones and captain america. The project blue book archive is saddened to hear the news of the passing of colonel robert friend who had a long and storied career with the us air force. Ruppelt met with members of the battelle memorial institute, a think tank based in columbus, ohio, near wrightpatterson air force base. List of publicationsreports from the project with complete references. Grudge report project grudge the grudge blue book incident project mkultra. Project blue book was also the precursor of project sign, another air force operation from 1947 regarded as a genuine attempt to document flying disks in an exhaustive scientific manner, using some of the brightest minds from the scientific and military environment. Since the termination of project blue book, no evidence has been presented to indicate that further investigation of. Jan 19, 2015 this allows us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. The project blue book archive is a new website which will provide free online access to the national archives blue book microfilm collection, and has so far posted about 10% of the blue book microfilm. Most ufos are identified on investigation as conventional objects or phenomena.
Practically until the day the air force closed down project blue book in december 1969, it denied that such a document had ever existed, even when former ufoproject officers swore they had seen or heard of it. The belgian ufo wave was a series of sightings of purported triangular ufos in belgium, which lasted from 29 november 1989 to april 1990. Project blue book is coming back for season 2 on history. This documentary highlights the reasons why the us air force created and initiated project blue book, to let the us army investigate paranormal events. From alaska to arizona, from florida to labrador, ufo sightings were reported from within north america and even around the world. Over the years possible answers to these questions have been given quasimythic status by some in the ufo reporting community. Ruppelt wanted their experts to assist them in making the air. Season 2 of project blue book is coming soon to history. Short templates are available in lots of fun book report ideas suitable for young children. Names of people involved in the sightings are excluded. Ufos from the files of project blue book usa today. Flying saucers an analysis of the air force project blue book special report no 14 by leon. It contains a wealth of information and arrives at the notable conclusion that the more complete the data and the better the report.
Ufo research guide naval history and heritage navy. The complete blue book files have never been available before with this much accessibility, greenewald said. Project sign was succeeded by project grudge 19491952. Unidentified flying object ufo is the popular term for any aerial phenomenon that cannot immediately be identified. Standard title page report on state project report no. In addition, the task force produced dearly beloved. After a few months, i finally was able to make the script to convert it all, adjust the image the best i can, ocrd the entire collection, then programmed a search engine to catalog them all. Also included is a listing of uforelated materials currently available. Project blue book generally placed the blame for such incompleteness on the witnesses, but it should take its own share of the responsibility. Jul 18, 2018 first look trailer historys new ufo drama series project blue book starring aidan gillen game of thrones and michael malarkey the vampire diaries. A multipage report is created by the student and may take more than one night to finish. The term is widely used for claimed observations of extraterrestrial spacecraft. From the records of the air forces project blue book, this message dated december 3, 1957, references the sighting of an unidentified aircraft by the pilot of an air force f86 in the skies over joliet, illinois on november 27.
Topics include kenneth arnold and the sighting that started it all, ufologys first martyr, the mystery of the lubbock lights, of monsters, little green men, and the ufo insignia at socorro, the night ufos buzzed the white house, deriving a model ufo from 12 top cases of unknowns, the findings of project sign and much more. This section should comprise up to 10 pages, reflecting the complexity and duration of the project, and can be replaced by a short summary plus an existing scientific report on the project. The project blue book research center is under the direction of michael hall, a private researcher, specializing in the historical aspects of project bluebook. By the time project blue book ended, it had collected 12,618 ufo reports, and. Mcdonald estimated roughly 3,000 to 5,000 unknowns in bb. Besides, project blue book is executive produced by robert zemeckis. Project grudgeblue book internet sacred text archive.
Nonmilitary ufo publications should be requested from the publisher, not the air force. The current 1966 air force blue book release part d. Jan 12, 2015 project blue book is regarded as the third ufo investigation project by the usaf. Jan 25, 2019 project blue book, the history journal, and the new york times january 11, 2019 david halperin for about fifteen seconds, it did look like a real newspaper when my friend jake horwitz handed it to me over lunch. Project blue book unidentified flying objects national. Project blue book has gained success thanks to a brilliant idea, which in turn is based on the true topsecret investigations of ufos that have been undertaken starting from 1952.
Declassified mkultra project documents project monarch. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors. An insider speaks brigadier general stephen lovekin, esq. Air force released its project blue book special report 14 in october 1955, a couple of questions were raised that have not been answered to this day. Air forcesponsored investigations into uforelated phenomena in. A tough us air force officer and a skeptical scientist investigate ufo and alien conspiracies as cold war paranoia spreads. In thousands of cases, there is no completed questionnaire in the project files, nor even any indication that one was sent to the witness. Air force declassified the massive trove of files over the years covering more than 10,000 cases from the secret government project blue book, which investigated sightings of unidentified. Most notable was a case witnessed by air force personnel in which an air force sgt e6 by the name of jonathan p lovette was observed being taken captive aboard what appeared to be a ufo at the white sands missile test range in new mexico. Started in 1998 the center is devoted to the task of researching the historical aspects of the third official investigation of unidentified flying objects by the united states air force. Months after the event, many people claimed to have witnessed the object, but no pictures, videos or any other type of proof was ever provided. After many years of investigation all of the files were summerized by the condon report in 1968. But this report did trigger the memory of another event that may be of use should you ever want to follow up on the ufo stuff.
The files surrounding the investigation of the sightings are all included in the project blue book files. General information reference report relating to project blue book u. Then the sixties saw the project blue book aka project ufo television series hit the small screen. The first was project sign, which began in 1947, then grudge, which ran from 1949 to 1951, and the final project, blue book, ran from 1951 to 1969. Air force fact sheet on ufos and project blue book reference report relating to majestic 12 mj12 information of the roswell incident general information the united states air force retired to the custody of the national archives its records on project blue book relating to the investigations of. Project blue book was one of a series of systematic studies of unidentified flying objects ufos conducted by the united states air force. Nearly 000 pages of declassified air force files on ufo sightings are. From 1947 to 1969, a total of 12, 618 sightings were reported to project blue book. Even today, it represents the largest such study ever undertaken. L4 with an appendix consisting of a photooffset copy of the full text of the air force project blue book special report no. These essays appeared as appendix 1 to the task forces 2015 blue book report and as an accessible pdf file. Project blue book unknowns this list claims 701 ufo reports which represent all of the unexplained sightings recorded by the air forces project blue book, a seventeen year investigation.
A termination order was given for the study in december 1969, and all activity under its auspices ceased in january 1970. First with the tuskegee airmen of the us army air corps during world war ii but also as head of the aerial phenomena group from 19581963 which oversaw project blue book at wrightpatterson. Ufo cases, completed in 1954 and known as project blue book special report no. The list provides the dates, locations, and blue book case numbers for the incidents.
Usaf ufo project blue book files go online for free. Analysis of reports of unidentified aerial objects. Allen hynek aidan gillen and captain michael quinn michael malarkey must delve further down the ufo. Report date standard title page report on state project no. The blue book archive provides a modern interface to documents relating to the u. The black vault is proud to host files from the desks of project blue book courtesy of investigator rob mercer.
Comprehensive catalog of 1,700 project blue book ufo. The lost files of project blue book from the desks of project blue book. I worked with the guy who did that project who was amazing at getting the original 154gb of data. Bill english this report was of the air force project blue.
The short book report form is handed out by the teacher and can be completed in one night like a homework assignment. Project blue book, established in march 1952, succeeded project grudge. With aidan gillen, michael malarkey, laura mennell, ksenia solo. Jul 22, 2018 its latest drama, project blue book falls under the same umbrella. The subsequent report was initially classified, though later released as blue book special report no.
A volume of restored project blue book files has no doubt long been a wish for ufo historians. Project blue book history of the united states air force ufo. It started in 1952, and it was the third study of its kind the first two were projects sign 1947 and grudge 1949. By the time project blue book ended, it had collected 12,618 ufo reports and concluded that most of them were misidentifications of natural phenomena clouds, stars, etc. Nazi mind control the evolution of project mkultra.
Over the next 17 years, project blue book would compile reports of 12,618 ufo sightings or related events. Since the termination of project blue book, no evidence has been presented to indicate that further investigation of ufos by the air force is warranted. United states air force 27 sep 2011 project blue book special report no. The history channels project blue book sdcc activation asked. Project blue book unidentified flying objects national archives. As the cold war deepens and the new political threats loom for project blue book, dr. Unidentified aerial phenomena a strategy for research. The air force no longer possesses, and thus does not have for distribu tion, outdated reports on project sign, project grudge, blue book special report no. Latest album cheetah speed was produced and engineered by alan evans of soulive at play on brother studios. Majestic12 group special operations manual pdf what follows is the table of. Over the years possible answers to these questions have been given quasimythic. Project grudgeblue book report gave clear indication of reports of human mutilations. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film.222 585 1088 114 1372 463 1073 1211 763 1648 899 1510 903 546 800 1226 665 1124 1575 491 1247 1177 1273 49 680 375 1111 687 86 1476 1348 1051 370 1352 963 1160