The year was 1942 shortly after our country had entered the war. The military spotted an unidentified flying object over the city of Los Angeles and immediately assumed that it was a Japanese aircraft. There was a blackout in the city as the air raid sirens were sounded and the military positioned itself for attack.
Spotlights flooded the unknown craft and the famous assault began. For at least twenty minutes (although some reports have the attack lasting for nearly an hour) our highly trained military unleashed a firestorm of bullets and anti- aircraft artillery at the unidentified flying object. However, they were unsuccessful at bringing down the strange object in the sky. At least one person in the area was reported dead of heart failure because of the panic brought forth from this object.
A cease fire was eventually called and the questions immediately began to surface. Having absolutely no answers as to what the UFO was initially, the military soon came forward with an explanation. You guessed it.. A weather balloon. Our military had engaged in battle with a balloon. In this battle, that they had apparently lost, nobody seemed to notice that they were firing at a weather balloon. They were also unable to bring down this balloon, even with the awesome firepower unleashed upon it. Really tough balloon? Or possibly something else?
Approximately five years later, the most famous alleged UFO incident in history occurred in Roswell, New Mexico. The United States government was there to pick up the pieces and once again, let the public know that it was nothing more than a simple weather balloon that had crashed that day. Something seems strange about both of these incidents and it seems like the public may have been left in the dark. Was the truth about The Battle Of Los Angeles hidden? What do you think?