BRITAIN'S FIRST MILITARY UFO ENCOUNTER?

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BRITAIN'S FIRST MILITARY UFO ENCOUNTER?

Post by handsomedude » 06 Dec 2011 16:44

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From the commencement of hostilities in 1914 the British War Office and the newly-formed Home division of the Secret Service Bureau - which became known as MI5 in 1916 - began to receive many reports of enemy aircraft and moving lights above the British coastline. The possibility that German spies were using sophisticated signal lights to communicate with the crews of Zeppelin airships was a very real possibility at this period of great tension and fear. As a result, when real air-raids against Britain led by squadrons of German airships began in 1915 the British Government decided to crack down upon what it called the “false reports” of phantom airships and signallers.

One year later, GHQ issued a secret Intelligence Circular which concluded there was “no evidence on which to base a suspicion that this class of enemy activity ever existed.” It said an investigation by Intelligence officers had satisfactorily explained 89 percent of the reports received and the authors attacked “the groundless rumours regarding the presence of hostile airships over Great Britain which of late have become very frequent.” In addition, the Military Authorities decided to impose severe penalties upon what it called “irresponsible persons” who were originating and circulating such stories. They would be dealt with, it threatened, “under the Defence of the Realm regulations” which included imprisonment.

Within months of the secret report's completion, ‘phantom’ aircraft were reported by the Britain’s own pioneer fighter pilots who were attempting to defend a vulnerable London from night-time raids by the dreaded Zeppelins. Early in 1916 a mysterious light in the sky was spotted and chased by a pilot of the Royal Flying Corps on patrol above the capital. On the night of January 31 the crews of nine Zeppelins of the German Navy left their sheds on the Continent with orders from their commanding officer, Peter Strasser, to “attack England middle and south.”

With their giant hydrogen-filled envelopes weighted down with explosives and incendiary bombs, the squadron of aerial monsters crossed the North Sea with plans to attack industrial targets in England. These included the important steelworks in Sheffield and Liverpool docks. However, the plan was thrown into chaos by atrocious weather conditions of freezing rain, snow and thick ground mist which shielded much of the countryside from the air and made accurate navigation impossible. Amidst much confusion secondary targets in the North and the Midlands were bombed including Birmingham, Burton-on-Trent and Scunthorpe, leaving 71 people dead and 113 injured.

Despite the confusion, the War Office was able to plot the precise course of all nine raiding airships and it has been established that none of the enemy ventured further south than the Norfolk Broads. Because intially at least one of the raiding Zeppelins turned south after crossing the East Anglian coastline, the War Office calculated that if the course was held they would be over London at 8.10 p.m. Orders to this effect were sent to the fighter aerodromes defending the capital, one of these being Hainault Farm, four miles north of Romford in Essex.

At 7.40pm Lieutenant R.S. Maxwell arose from Hainault Farm aerodrome in his BE2C fighter but saw nothing unusual until 8.25 when according to his report:

“.my engine was missing irregularly and it was only by keeping the speed of the machine down to 50 mph that I was able to stay at 10,000 feet. It was at this time when I distinctly saw an artificial light to the north of me, and at about the same height. I followed this light northeast for nearly 20 minutes, but it seemed to go slightly higher and just as quickly as myself, and eventually I lost it completely in the clouds.”

At around the same time Claude Ridley, the pilot of a second BE fighter, reported seeing what he called “a moving light” in the sky over London which he followed and lost in dense cloud. It is a possibility that both Maxwell and Ridley had caught a fleeting glimpse of each other’s biplanes, but it was impossible for them to confirm visual contact without radio sets. During the air-raid 16 British pilots took off in a desperate bid to engage the high-flying Zeppelins, but according to the surviving records not one succeeded in engaging the enemy. At this stage in the air war, few people outside the embryonic army and navy flying corps - which merged to create the RAF in 1918 - had any real idea of the problems involved in night-time interceptions, with take offs and landings being particularly hazardous procedures. Two of the RFC’s most experienced pilots lost their lives during the course of the night, when the flimsy aircraft collided with fog-shrouded trees during their attempts to become airborne.

Confusion, inexperience and bad weather may well account for Maxwell’s sighting. But what happened next, just 20 minutes later, makes an altogether different - and far stranger - interpretation of that night’s events a distinct possibility.

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Post by kayls » 07 Dec 2011 17:44

thats pretty weird


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Post by handsomedude » 07 Dec 2011 18:59

well it shows that there have been U.F.O's for years.
In fact i think there is a famous painting on a painting of a
flying saucer.
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Have a look at this and tell me what you think?


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handsomedude wrote:http://www.uk-ufo.org/condign/hist1916.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
From the commencement of hostilities in 1914 the British War Office and the newly-formed Home division of the Secret Service Bureau - which became known as MI5 in 1916 - began to receive many reports of enemy aircraft and moving lights above the British coastline. The possibility that German spies were using sophisticated signal lights to communicate with the crews of Zeppelin airships was a very real possibility at this period of great tension and fear. As a result, when real air-raids against Britain led by squadrons of German airships began in 1915 the British Government decided to crack down upon what it called the “false reports” of phantom airships and signallers.

One year later, GHQ issued a secret Intelligence Circular which concluded there was “no evidence on which to base a suspicion that this class of enemy activity ever existed.” It said an investigation by Intelligence officers had satisfactorily explained 89 percent of the reports received and the authors attacked “the groundless rumours regarding the presence of hostile airships over Great Britain which of late have become very frequent.” In addition, the Military Authorities decided to impose severe penalties upon what it called “irresponsible persons” who were originating and circulating such stories. They would be dealt with, it threatened, “under the Defence of the Realm regulations” which included imprisonment.

Within months of the secret report's completion, ‘phantom’ aircraft were reported by the Britain’s own pioneer fighter pilots who were attempting to defend a vulnerable London from night-time raids by the dreaded Zeppelins. Early in 1916 a mysterious light in the sky was spotted and chased by a pilot of the Royal Flying Corps on patrol above the capital. On the night of January 31 the crews of nine Zeppelins of the German Navy left their sheds on the Continent with orders from their commanding officer, Peter Strasser, to “attack England middle and south.”

With their giant hydrogen-filled envelopes weighted down with explosives and incendiary bombs, the squadron of aerial monsters crossed the North Sea with plans to attack industrial targets in England. These included the important steelworks in Sheffield and Liverpool docks. However, the plan was thrown into chaos by atrocious weather conditions of freezing rain, snow and thick ground mist which shielded much of the countryside from the air and made accurate navigation impossible. Amidst much confusion secondary targets in the North and the Midlands were bombed including Birmingham, Burton-on-Trent and Scunthorpe, leaving 71 people dead and 113 injured.

Despite the confusion, the War Office was able to plot the precise course of all nine raiding airships and it has been established that none of the enemy ventured further south than the Norfolk Broads. Because intially at least one of the raiding Zeppelins turned south after crossing the East Anglian coastline, the War Office calculated that if the course was held they would be over London at 8.10 p.m. Orders to this effect were sent to the fighter aerodromes defending the capital, one of these being Hainault Farm, four miles north of Romford in Essex.

At 7.40pm Lieutenant R.S. Maxwell arose from Hainault Farm aerodrome in his BE2C fighter but saw nothing unusual until 8.25 when according to his report:

“.my engine was missing irregularly and it was only by keeping the speed of the machine down to 50 mph that I was able to stay at 10,000 feet. It was at this time when I distinctly saw an artificial light to the north of me, and at about the same height. I followed this light northeast for nearly 20 minutes, but it seemed to go slightly higher and just as quickly as myself, and eventually I lost it completely in the clouds.”

At around the same time Claude Ridley, the pilot of a second BE fighter, reported seeing what he called “a moving light” in the sky over London which he followed and lost in dense cloud. It is a possibility that both Maxwell and Ridley had caught a fleeting glimpse of each other’s biplanes, but it was impossible for them to confirm visual contact without radio sets. During the air-raid 16 British pilots took off in a desperate bid to engage the high-flying Zeppelins, but according to the surviving records not one succeeded in engaging the enemy. At this stage in the air war, few people outside the embryonic army and navy flying corps - which merged to create the RAF in 1918 - had any real idea of the problems involved in night-time interceptions, with take offs and landings being particularly hazardous procedures. Two of the RFC’s most experienced pilots lost their lives during the course of the night, when the flimsy aircraft collided with fog-shrouded trees during their attempts to become airborne.

Confusion, inexperience and bad weather may well account for Maxwell’s sighting. But what happened next, just 20 minutes later, makes an altogether different - and far stranger - interpretation of that night’s events a distinct possibility.
Many such strange UFO experiences have been shared but still we dont have any clear evidence of aliens..


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Post by bluelighttouch » 06 Oct 2013 09:04

Whether its UFO's , Aliens or Spooks, there will always be someone who refuses to believe evidence that is acceptable to others.. Its just one of those 'Paradoxes'...the universse presents to us..
Some of our Chiefs believe the land belongs to them...
But that is not what The Great Spirit told me... He said No one owns the land, that the land belongs to him. We are just keepers of the land, for our children and for their childrens childen.

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Post by trekmaster2 » 11 Oct 2013 16:51

Many such strange UFO experiences have been shared but still we dont have any clear evidence of aliens..
Funny you should say this. Not too many years ago there was a tomb that was uncovered and they took pictures. Russian scientists were so interested that they tested the DNA of the weird skeletons that they found and later announced that the DNA was not human. Of course I could have told them that just from looking at the pictures of the heads.

I would have uploaded the images in this post but it says that jpg and png extensions are not allowed.

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I have discovered that the image tag works and have placed the photos in a post below.


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Post by Bobtheghost » 11 Oct 2013 22:52

Wow, when was this? I havent heard of that before.

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Post by trekmaster2 » 12 Oct 2013 01:06

Ah, luckily I still have the post I did on my old forum , It was in 2011 but here you go:

Copy of the article:
Peruvian anthropologist Renato Davila Riquelme has discovered the remains of an unidentified creature with a "triangle shaped" skull nearly as large as its 20-inch-tall body.

Has the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull --the setting for the underwhelming 2008 Indiana Jones vehicle--finally been discovered? Well, don't be expecting a victory lap from Steven Spielberg or George Lucas anytime soon.

The remains are most likely those of a child, though one with an unusually shaped head and frame. But that hasn't stopped local site RPP from interviewing several anonymous Spanish and Russian "scientists" claiming that the remains are actually those of an alien:

It has a non-human appearance because the head is triangular and big, almost the same size as the body. At first we believed it to be a child's body until Spanish and Russian doctors came and confirmed that, yes, it's an extraterrestrial being..
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Yahoo News - Original article
Above Top Secret


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Post by SandDancer » 12 Oct 2013 14:59

What is that next to it?
When I first read the post it reminded me of "The Star Child" skulls from a few years ago. These photos look nothing like that, from what I can remember. The Star Child was thought to be a human child with a rare medical condition I seem to recall. I have no idea what this one is but judging by the size of that tooth it certainly looks to be adult, meaning older rather than younger.


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Post by Bobtheghost » 12 Oct 2013 18:11

That is really weird!

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