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    DescriptionOriginal records newly released by the Ministry of Defence and now held at The National Archives in Kew reveal how British Intelligence and the CIA investigated many Cold War sightings, from the Roswell incident of 1947 to ghost aircraft, Radar Angels to the RAF's confidential files. It sheds new light on many famous cases, such as RAF Topcliffe, 1952; the Flying Cross in Devon, 1967; RAF West Freugh, Scotland, 1957; and, the Berwyn Mountains UFO crash and the Phantom Forest incident. Dramatic witness statements and personal interviews - many undertaken by David Clarke himself - combine with rarely seen photographs, drawings and newly available documents to offer a unique guide to our most intriguing mysteries.


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    Title
    The UFO Files
    Subtitle
    The Inside Story of Real-life Sightings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Clarke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781905615506
    ISBN 10: 1905615507
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.3
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VXQB
    B&T General Subject: 590
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24790
    DC22: 001.942
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A01988700
    BISAC V2.8: OCC025000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TL789.3 .U183 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: VXQB
    Illustrations note
    60 black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    The National Archives
    Publication date
    15 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Richmond
    Author Information
    Dr David Clarke is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University. He has a long standing interest in UFOs and other aerial phenomena, and has worked with The National Archives in promoting UFO material recently released by the Ministry of Defence. He is an experienced journalist, contributing to the Yorkshire Post, and other newspapers and magazines including BBC History, as well as acting as researcher and consultant to a range of TV and radio programmes including Radio 4 and BBC2's Timewatch series. He is the author of Angel of Mons (2004).
    Table of contents
    Introduction - The first Flying Saucers; 1. The Phenomena of the First World War; 2. The 'Flying Saucer' age; 3. UFOs and the Cold War; 4. Close Encounters; 5. Crop Circles and Alien Abductions; 6. Turn of the Century UFOs; Afterword