1960

1960

Behind the scenes, high ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense… To hide the facts, the Air Force has silenced its personnel.

— R.H. Hillenkoetter
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Vice Admiral US Navy
Feb 28, 1960

If we persist in refusing to recognize the existence of the UFOs, we will end up, one fine day, by mistaking them for the guided missiles of an enemy — and the worst will be upon us.

— L.M. Chassin
General
NATO coordinator of Allied Air Service
Jan 1, 1960