UFO Reconnaissance - War
- BCE Between 1300 and 1150 BCE Hebrew prophet Moses (1)
Some UFOlogist suggest a cigar-shaped UFO ("pillar of cloud" , "by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light...") caused the parting of the red sea and undertook defensive measures against the pursuing Egyptian army.
- -329 BCE. Jaxartes River, India (1)
Two shining silver shields dived repeatedly on Alexander's army, causing the elephants and horses to panic while they were attempting to cross the Jaxartes River into India.
- -322 BCE. Tyre, Phoenicia (1)
During Alexander's siege of Tyre, a large flying shield, leadng a triangular formation of four smaller shields, circled over Tyre while thousands of soldiers on both sides watched in amazement.
- 1812. Bucovina Russia
A large star with many rays appeared and in the night she accended higher and flew in the direction of the Russians; afterwards she returned and went to the west, where the beams were extinguished.
It was during the war between the Russians, French and Germans.
- Summer 1941. Le Mans, France (3)
Daniel Leger noticed a kind of 'merry-go-round' in the sky, beneath cirrus clouds and above the airfield occupied by the Germans at Raineries.
- February 24/25, 1942. southern California
“The Battle of Los Angeles”
Photograph appeared in the LA Times.
- 1943. Germany
British author Nick Redfern states, British Military records reveal that a fleet of flying discs -- called 'Foo Fighters' -- were launched from huge cigar-shaped Mothercraft during B-17 daylight raids over Germany in 1943. The huge aircraft-carrier sized Mothership cut through a flight of B-17 bombers launching its discs in front of the B-17 amazed aircrews.
- Worl War II. Nicaragua (1)
Engaged in counterespionage duties in the Caribean. Sanderson, Ivan Terence.
- 1944. Southwest Ukraine (3)
Boris Surikov and his commander, Major Bajenov during a mission to Romania to bomb oil refineries used by the Germans encountered a large elliptical-shaped object that flew towards them.
- June 1944. Fairlight Quarry near Hastings, Sussex, England (3)
Bill Steele, frequently observed V-1s (Vergeltungswaffen - retaliation weapons) being attacked by Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters, Observer Corps firing rocket signals to alert pilots, was operating an excavator at Fairlight Quarry near Hastings, Sussex. On two occasions he saw curious discs. The impression was of hub-caps, though a little larger, circling the V-1 and running alongside with ease. No effect on the V-1s, curious melodious whistle-like noise heard.
- 1944-45. Europe (1)
- 1945. Japan (1)
Foo fighters were also reported by allied bomber pilots flying over Japan. After the war, it was discovered that the Germans and Japanese had also been perplexed by the same phenomenon.
- 1945. Italy
This photograph was taken by a plane film crew during World War II. The three white unknowns are part of the legendary "foo fighters."
- 1951. Korea
- April 17, 1967. Saigon, Vietnam (1)
Oval UFO. Member of U.S. intelligence detachment.
- Reportedly, foo fighters observed over Korea and Vietnam were sometimes tracked by radar. (1)