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CIA opens up UFO files - lots of them

Back in 1978, CIA declassified hundreds of documents detailing the Agency’s investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) in the late-1940s into the 1950s.

We’ve decided to highlight a few documents within the vast amount of data contained in our FOIA UFO collection that both skeptics and believers will find interesting.

The truth is out there, and it’s your time to find it. Click the links to begin your search.

Top Five CIA Documents for Believers:

  1. Flying Saucers Reported Over East German, 1952
  2. Minutes of Branch Chief’s Meeting on UFOs, 1952
  3. Flying Saucers Reported Over Spain and North Africa, 1952
  4. Survey of Flying Saucer Reports, 1952
  5. Flying Saucers Reported Over Belgian Congo Uranium Mines, 1952

Top Five CIA Documents for Skeptics:

  1. Scientific Advisory Panel on Unidentified Flying Objects, 1953
  2. Office Memorandum on Flying Saucers, 1949
  3. Memorandum to the CIA Director on Flying Saucers, 1952
  4. Meeting of the OSI Advisory Group on UFOs, 1953
  5. Memorandum for the Record on Flying Saucers, 1952

Want to learn more about CIA’s investigations into UFO’s? Check out our tips for investigating flying saucers here.

Posted: Apr 01, 2020 10:07 AM

Last Updated: Apr 01, 2020 10:20 AM


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