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Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection

From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2007 23:40:18 -0400
Archived: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 07:41:17 -0400
Subject: Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection


>From: Ed Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2007 14:16:18 -0700
>Subject: Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection

>>From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 18:38:06 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection

>>>From: Ed Gehrman<egehrman.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 18:38:26 -0700
>>>Subject: Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection

>>>>From: Greg Sandow <greg.nul>
>>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>>Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 17:04:58 -0400
>>>>Subject: Re: Roswell The Nazi Connection

>>>>"Admiral Byrd declared today that it was imperative for the
>>>>United States to initiate defence measures against the possible
>>>>invasion of the country by hostile aircraft operating from the
>>>>polar regions.

>>>Who could that be? Come on Greg. Who could attack us?

>>The Soviets. Did you miss the latter-half of the 20th century?
>>Preparations for an antagonistic stance against the Soviet Union
>>began well *before* the end of the Second World War.

>Brian, Yes there was some antagonism, but we were still allies
>and the Soviet Union didn't have the capability to support bases
>in Antarctica. There certainly wasn't any obvious need for a
>rushed project this size.

>I brought information to the discussion because I thought it was
>relevant. Did you thoroughly read the article I sent to the
>List?

The US and Russia were only very tenuously allies during the
last months of the second world war. There was a great deal of
mistrust.

>>Now, some may argue that that was unnecessary, but that's a
>>wholly different matter from what _was_ done.

>What does this mean?

It was just a throw-away line to get the jump on anyone who
might want to argue whether or not the US's antagonistic stance
toward the Soviet Union was necessary. Because that's beside the
point; their actions are what's important. I probably should
have left it out. Sorry for any confusion.

>>>>but it is a bitter reality that in the case of a
>>>>new war the continental United States will be attacked by
>>>>aircraft flying in from one or both poles."

>>>Sure. Conventional aircraft?

>>Yes, conventional aircraft. Flying over the poles has been a
>>time and fuel-saving tactic for quite some time now.

>You must realize that "fuel-saving" isn't what he was
>referencing.

Saving fuel was what _I_ was referencing. That is, saving fuel
or time are pretty much the only reasons one would fly over the
pole to get to the other side of the planet. This was well
understood in the late 40s. During the war, the US built several
airfields in Greenland because their planes did not yet have the
range to go the whole way non-stop. But the principle is the
same. The US knew that, with aeronautical advances, the North
Pole was likely to be the route those dirty Russkies would take.

As for the South Pole, I can only surmise that they wanted to
have a look for themselves, being mostly uncharted territory at
the time. One has to remember that the US had suddenly become a
"global superpower." As such, it makes sense that they would
want to patrol the block a bit.


Brian



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