40 Fascinating Facts About Roswell

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Wikipedia.RoswellDailyRecorJuly8,1947.jpg.Web 8 July 1947

A surveillance balloon belonging to the US Air Force crashed at a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. This was the first incident that led to claims of extraterrestrial activities.

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Statements in the Sacramento Bee

Statements in the Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee.Wikipedia.Web 8 July 1847

The public information officer of the Roswell Army Air Field stated that a “flying disc” had been recovered from the ranch by the air field’s 509th Operations Group.