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Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 09:57:31 -0500
Archived: Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:51:35 -0400
Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island


>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 17:45:59 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 18:32:25 +0000
>>Subject: Re: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

>>>Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 09:30:15 -0400
>>>To: ufo-updates-list.nul
>>>From: post.nul
>>>Subject: UFO UpDate: Kenneth Arnold William Rhodes & Maury Island

>>>Source: Kevin Randle's A Different Perspective Blog

>>>http://tinyurl.com/6vmq28r

>>>Saturday, April 07, 2012

>>>Kenneth Arnold, William Rhodes And Maury Island

><snip>

>>>I mention all this by way of background to a new point. I have
>>>been working on a book for Visible Ink Press and one of the
>>>things I have been doing is revisiting the Maury Island
>>>sighting. This took place on June 21, 1947, which is only a
>>>couple of days before Kenneth Arnold made his sighting, but it
>>>received no publicity, or interest, until after Arnold's report
>>>exploded all over the newspapers and the world.

>>Kevin and List:

>>I suggest you read Kenn Thomas' JFK & UFO: Military-Industrial
>>Conspiracy and Cover-Up from Maury Island to Dallas. Thomas
>>covers Arnold's involvement providing more information than has
>>normally been reported. He goes into great depth showing just
>>what Crisman's real role was in the incident. Especially,
>>misleading Arnold.

>>To my mind, and knowing Thomas' work, the subject of Maury
>>Island incident and the personalities involved were covered to
>>my satisfaction. I can't think of another aspect that would
>>bring forward additional facts.


>Kathy, All -

>Does Thomas mention Crisman's gunfight with the Deros of Shaver
>mystery fame? Does he note that Crisman sent a letter to Ray
>Palmer in 1946 claiming inside knowledge of the Deros?

>Does he note that Haldor Dahl, who owned the North Queen, the
>vessel that he thought of as the salvage ship didn't belong to
>Harold Dahl, and that Thomas thought it was a typographical
>error? He didn't bother to find out if there was a Haldor Dahl
>(who, BTW, was one of the owners of Tacoma Boat Building Company
>which had originally built the boat for the Navy during the war
>and bought it back when the war ended.

>Does he mention that Crisman claimed to have been awarded the
>Distinguished Service Cross but that his name does not appear in
>any of the databases which list the names of all those who have
>been awarded it?

>Does he mention that Dahl's son, who was supposedly injured when
>the UFO began spewing slag denies the event happened and that no
>one, except Ray Palmer, ever claimed to have seen the hospital
>records?

>I bring all this up simply because it points to the truth of the
>Maury Island hoax... and yes, I now expect to have scorn heaped
>upon me for having the audacity of suggesting that this admitted
>hoax was, in fact, a hoax.


The chance that the Maury Island episode isn't a hoax - and a
transparent one at that - can be rated somewhere between virtual
zero and absolute zero.

It is worth no one's time. Even conspiracy theorists ought to
know better.


Jerry Clark



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