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Re: Wild Bill Donovan, Vannevar Bush & UFOs - Hall

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 16:05:23 +0000
Fwd Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 11:11:06 -0500
Subject: Re: Wild Bill Donovan, Vannevar Bush & UFOs - Hall 

>From: Frank Warren <frank-warren@pacbell.net>
>To:  <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
>Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 11:15:50 -0800
>Subject: Wild Bill Donovan, Vannevar Bush & UFOs

>Good Day Fellow Listorians,

>In 1948 First Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal invited Maj.
>General J. (Wild Bill) Donovan, former first Director of the
>"Office of Coordinator of Information" (COI), then later the
>Director of "The Office of Strategic Services" (OSS), to serve
>on a secret committee including Dr. Vannevar Bush, Admiral
>Sidney Souers, and General Alfred M. Gruenther to study
>"defensive problems" against "unconventional attack" against the
>United States. [With emphasis on the Russians]

>The study was split into 7 categories:

>1). Clandestine attack employing "biological weapons."

>2). Clandestine delivery of atomic explosives.

>3). Attacks on key individuals, groups or installations.

>4). Certain special applications of psychological warfare (i.e.,
>thought control or special mode as it was called).

>5). Unconventional methods of economic warfare.

>6). Clandestine attack employing chemical weapons.

>7). Clandestine attack employing radiological weapons.

>Given the afore mentioned names - was this committee borne from
>all the UFO activity the previous year?

>Does the known existence of this committee support "Majestic

>Was this a "sub-committee" of MJ-12?

>Thoughts anyone?


It would help if you documented your source or sources of
information. Sounds very interesting, and I look forward to
commentary by historians (hopefully) and well-informed

 - Dick