The Day After Roswell by Col. Philip J. Corso

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A landmark exposé firmly grounded in fact, The Day After Roswell puts a 50 year-old controversy to rest. Since 1947, the mysterious crash of an unidentified aircraft at Roswell, New Mexico, has fueled a firestorm of speculation and controversy with no conclusive evidence of its extraterrestrial origin -- until now.
Colonel Philip J. Corso (Ret.), a member of President Eisenhower's National Security Council and former head of the Foreign Technology Desk at the U.S. Army's Research & Development department, has come forward to tell the whole explosive story. Backed by documents newly declassified through the Freedom of Information Act, Colonel Corso reveals for the first time his personal stewardship of alien artifacts from the crash, and discloses the U.S. government's astonishing role in the Roswell incident: what was found, the cover-up, and how these alien artifacts changed the course of 20th century history.
 

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Colonel Philip Corso, USA, (Ret.) was a key Army intelligence officer who served on General MacArthur's staff in Korea, and later on President's Dwight D. Eisenhower's National; Security COuncil as a Lt. Colonel. During his 21 year military career, he was honored with 19 medals, decorations and ribbons for meritorious service. He retired from the army in 1963, and went on to serve Senator James Eastland and Strom Thurmond as a staff member specializing in national security. Since then, he has worked for various private-sector business entities as a consultant and contracts administrator. Most recently, he has appeared on Prime Time Live as an expert commentator on Cold War U2 flights over Russia, and has testified before the House National Security Committee about American POWs held in North Korea. William J. Birnes is an author and longtime Star Trek Fan.
 
Published July 15, 1999 by Atria Books. 384 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Corso has bigger news to impart: that alien technology harvested from the infamous saucer crash in Roswell, N.Mex., in July 1947 led directly to the development of the integrated circuit chip, and laser and fiber optic technologies, among other marvels--and that he knows this because he was in ch...

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He notes that he saw one of the dead aliens floating in a liquid likely meant to preserve it’s body after he was alerted by a fellow military officer about several crates that were shipped from Roswell and made a stop-over at For Riley where he was stationed on it’s way to Wright Field.

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