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Book Excerpt: ing can never be positivelyidentified. It might have been a hallucination or it might have beensome vehicle from outer space; no one will ever know. It was a UFO.The UFO story started soon after June 24, 1947, when newspapers allover the United States carried the first flying saucer report. Thestory told how nine very bright, disk-shaped objects were seen byKenneth Arnold, a Boise, Idaho, businessman, while he was flying hisprivate plane near Mount Rainier, in the state of Washington. Withjournalistic license, reporters converted Arnold's description of theindividual motion of each of the objects--like "a saucer skippingacross water"--into "flying saucer," a name for the objectsthemselves. In the eight years that have passed since Arnold'smemorable sighting, the term has become so common that it is now inWebster's Dictionary and is known today in most languages in the world.For a while after the Arnold sighting the term "flying saucer" wasused to describe all disk-shaped objects that wereRead More.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798731675383
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2021
Pages: 320
Language: English