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 Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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