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Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic - Acres

From: David Acres <dacres@austarnet.com.au>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 15:53:12 +1000
Fwd Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 03:10:02 -0400
Subject: Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic - Acres

 >From: Paul Novak <nib68@yahoo.com>
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 13:34:12 -0700 (PDT)
 >Subject: Re: Playing With '42 LA UFO Pic

 >New subscriber here and yes a skeptic. Anyhow, the Battle of LA
 >pic recently mentioned here has had the same 'analysis' done
 >before by who I believe is the webmaster of the Iowa MUFON
 >website. At least this is what he claimed at the time. The
 >'analysis' may still be there.

 >What I have found suggests that this story is nothing more than
 >blatant misrepresentation of a military flub.

 >I also have found a scan on the web of the same pic which
 >suggests the photo has been altered before appearing on the
 >Rense website. Due to this I am in the process of procuring a
 >fresh print of the original photo. Who may have done this
 >alteration is unknown.

 >The URL for what I have found is:


 >Please understand I provide this in the interest of stopping the
 >perpetuation of what I feel is a fraud and is not intended as
 >any outright slam of particular individuals.

Hi Paul! Thanks for posting this! What response have you had
from the LA Times so far, if any, please? The second photo would
appear to be a more realistic picture of search beams I suppose?
Good luck, we really need that pic to study it! I'd really
appreciate a copy if you do get one, please.

Interesting that balloons are the official possible explaination
for an unidentified object here. Suprising that the balloon
could take direct (or even close) AA hits and stay airborne for
so long? Were any balloon pieces found afterward? Or didn't they
think of that for another decade? ;) Japan denies it launched
balloons, so that should count that explanation out, assuming
naturally, that they are telling the truth!

Those AA gunners must have been real idiots or just paranoid for
shooting at nothing or nothing more than a balloon for all that
time! How I'd love to interview some of these Guys and other
residents of LA from that period!

I certainly don't take opposing views personally, I never do.  I
love intelligent debate and there are usually at least two sides
to every story and one should know all the facts in order to
form an opinion or belief of the truth. After all, isn't that
why we are all here? Seeking the truth!

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