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Re: The Roswell Incident - The True Story - Kaeser

From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 09:11:15 -0400
Fwd Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 12:04:19 -0400
Subject: Re: The Roswell Incident - The True Story - Kaeser 

>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 10:46:29 +0200
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Subject: Re: The Roswell Incident - The True Story



>I was not even discussing the testimonies on strange debris. My
>argument is much more simple: The Roswell base said in 1947 that
>they had discovered a "flying disk". In 1994 and 1995, the Air
>Force explained that they had discovered in fact a Mogul balloon
>train, which included several radar targets mounted on balsa
>wood sticks. I repeat that not even Laurel and Hardy would have
>seen them as part of a flying saucer. It's that simple.

>In addition to that, Sheridan Cavitt, who had spent a day with
>Marcel at the debris field, denied, in his interview by Col.
>Weaver, having found such a Mogul balloon train.

>Another point: the launching of the Mogul 4 balloon train, the
>only one supposed to have radar targets, had been cancelled, as
>stated by Crary in his diary.

>Forget about the Mogul balloon train!

Hi Gildas,

Could you reference the Cavitt discussion with Weaver for me? I
recall that Cavitt simply refused to discuss the case at all
with Weaver, as he still felt that it was highly classified and
Weaver didn't have the clearance to hear the details. Cavitt has
refused all contact on this through the years and I don't recall
the Air Force getting much information from him for their final
Roswell reports.

I think you are willing to accept the annectodal statements of
witnesses more willingly than some, which will always be a point
of contention (and not necessarily between your position and

You reference the balsa sticks, and the testimony seems to
indicate that they were not actually simple balsa, but had been
coated with glue to make them more rigid. A comparison between
raw balsa and the Mogul balloon balsa would that they weren't
the same, which is why I responded originally as I did.

As far as the validity of the Mogul explanation is concerned,
I personally believe that there are too many problems with it to
be accurate. Some of the reasons are neatly outlined by
Galganski's Summer, 1998 IUR article:


and your question regarding the July 4th date is a major issue
of contention that exists within those that support the theory
as well. Charles Moore contends that the flight did occur on
July 4th, but he didn't log it.



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