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1952 Washington, D.C. UFO incident

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Project Blue Book: Declassified - The True Story of the D.C. UFO Sightings | Showmax

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Did Aliens Invade Washington D.C. In 1952? | Dark History

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Ancient Aliens: 1812 UFO Encounter Changes History (Season 7) | History

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THEATRE OWNERS OF AMERICA MEET IN WASHINGTON - 1952

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Flying Saucers (1952)

The 1952 Washington, D.C. UFO incident, also known as the Washington flap, the Washington National Airport Sightings, or the Invasion of Washington, was a series of unidentified flying object reports from July 12 to July 29, 1952, over Washington, D.C. The most publicized sightings took place on consecutive weekends, July 19–20 and July 26–27. UFO historian Curtis Peebles called the incident "the climax of the 1952 (UFO) flap" - "Never before or after did Project Blue Book and the Air Force undergo such a tidal wave of (UFO) reports."
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    • Events of July 19–20 

    • Publicity and Air Force reaction 

    • Events of July 26–27 

    • White House concern and CIA interest 

    • Air Force explanation 

    • Criticisms of the Air Force explanation 

    • The Robertson Panel 

    • In popular culture