UFOs of the First World War
Nigel Watson, History Press.
Looks at the sightings of mystery airships, balloons and aerial objects before and during WW1, using government archive material and newspaper reports.
Whether you regard UFOs as a manifestation of psychological and sociological factors, or represent ‘real’ exotic craft or phenomena, the accounts in this book serve to provide plenty of stimulating food for thought.
In 1909, the U.K. was hit by a strange wave of largely night-time encounters with what many might term UFOs. Particularly hard hit by the mysterious, aerial intruders was Wales. Brett Holman, who has extensively studied this issue, says in an…
Lieutenant R.S. Maxwell took off in his BE2C fighter but saw nothing unusual until 8.25 p.m. 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. I distinctly saw an artificial lig…THEHISTORYPRESS.CO.UK