"This office, the FBI and the Intelligence agencies of Sandia Base and Kirtland Field have been unable to evaluate or determine the significance or origin of the phenomena."
"The sound was so definite that they arose and went to the door to make the customary inspection, only to find that the roadway was empty."
“Joseph Kaplan Papers, ca. 1940-1978, Collection number: 156 Creator: Kaplan, Joseph, 1902- Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections. Abstract: Joseph Kaplan (1902- ) was a professor of physics at UCLA, chairman of the department and the director of the Institute of Geophysics. He was also a member of the National Academy of Science, and served as chairman of the U.S. National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (1957-58).”
"...the incidents studied rendered imperative initiation of such a systematic program of investigation as Dr Kaplan had proposed at the Sandia Base conference during the morning"
"...these occurrences relate to the National Defense of the United States"
"The investigation of Dr Kaplan was conducted under orders transmitted to him by Dr Theodore Von Karman, Secretary of the Scientific Advisory Board, USAF."
"Dr Kaplan stressed that this Project was to be separated completely from project 'Grudge' (old Project 'Sign')"
"I am sure two best observed incidents are not meteoric"
"OCT 5 1949...HOVERING IN THE SKY OVER FISHER BODY PLANT...STAYED TWO MINUTES...AND THEN DISAPPEARED INTO SPACE."