Watch the Skies!: A Chronicle of the Flying Saucer Myth
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Watch the Skies!: A Chronicle of the Flying Saucer Myth

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On June 24, 1947, pilot Kenneth Arnold flew from Chehalis, Washington, on his way to Yakima. As he headed toward Mt. Rainier, he witnessed nine peculiar disk- or saucer-shaped aircraft flying in a line at incredible speed. Arnold's attempts to contact the authorities resulted in front-page news stories that referred for the first time to "flying saucers." Watch the Skies!...more
Hardcover, 342 pages
Published March 17th 1994 by Smithsonian Books (DC)
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An excellent review of why the myth has evolved over time and how the myth fits the needs of the time. Very well researched.
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