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Re: Jesse Jr., Again Sees Symbols From Roswell

From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys@brunnet.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1998 18:31:52 -0300
Fwd Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1998 21:26:17 -0400
Subject: Re: Jesse Jr., Again Sees Symbols From Roswell


>From: Stig Agermose <wanderer@post8.tele.dk>
>Subject: Jesse Marcel, Jr., Sees Again Symbols From The Roswell "Flying
>        Saucer" Crash
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1998 02:54:21 +0200


>Date: 14 Jun 1998 19:28:03 -0000
>From: lclark@ibm.net
>To: <NYMUFON@listbot.com>
>Subject: Fw: Jesse Marcel, Jr., Sees Again Symbols From the
>Roswell "Flying Saucer" Crash
>Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 15:28:57 -0400


>From: James Bond Johnson <JBONJO@aol.com>
>To: JBONJO@aol.com <JBONJO@aol.com>
>Date: Saturday, June 13, 1998 9:31 PM
>Subject: Jesse Marcel, Jr., Sees Again Symbols From the
>Roswell "Flying Saucer" Crash

>Press Release
>Not for publication
>Prior to June 15, 1998
>(562) 426-3622

>Jesse Marcel, Jr. Sees Again the Symbols From the Roswell
>"Flying Saucer" Crash

>By James Bond Johnson

<snip>

>The symbols, described by many as the "fishhook", the "shark
>fin" and the "Ankh" and some others were back to remind him of
>that special night. Over the years Jesse had been asked to
>describe the symbols and he had sketched them for publication in
>books on UFOs.

>But now, thanks to high tech digital enlargement techniques,
>these symbols had been discovered on pieces of the debris shown
>with his dad in the 8th Air Force headquarters offices of Brig.
>General Roger Ramey in Fort Worth, Texas.

>Major Marcel was photographed along with General Ramey and
>Ramey's chief of staff, Colonel Thomas J. Dubose, all examining
>the wreckage which had been brought to Fort Worth by Major
>Marcel.

>The story of that Roswell crash has been told and retold so many
>times... and with so many conflicting details... in dozens of
>books and articles, a movie and several television shows over
>the years. But one thing always has been clear in the mind of
>Jesse Marcel, Jr. -- the symbols on the pieces of wreckage.

<snip>

>Meanwhile, Dr. Marcel, veteran of Pacific military combat and
>now proudly retired in the rank of full colonel after a total of
>38 years active and National Guard service as a helicopter pilot
>and flight surgeon, turned back to his computer screen to scan
>the debris photo even more closely.

>The symbol that he remembers best was a figure of a truncated
>pyramid with a ball floating over it. "I remember it best
>because it resembled a seal balancing a ball on its nose", he
>said. Maybe he will find it somewhere in those pictures where it
>has been hiding for 51 years.


I have been in close touch with Dr. Jesse A. Marcel over the
last few days re these pictures. Bond has very unfortunately
vastly overstated what Jesse says. He has NOT said that anything
in the pictures looks like the I-beam and symbols and other
wreckage he saw in July 1947.

Stan Friedman


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