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Flying saucers in the 1954 French Press:

The article below was published in the daily newspaper Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace, Colmar, France, page 2, on October 17-17, 1954.

Case file here.

Landing of a "Flying cigar"?

Sélestat. -- According to the statements of the brothers H. and R. K. of Andlau, a flying cigar landed on Thursday evening near the city.

The witnesses explanations locate the fact at about 7 p.m. towards Itterswiller, near the place called "Heidi", not far from the road, about a hundred yards before them, when appeared in the headlights a big bright machine, cigar-shaped.

The two brothers went on slowly illuminating the craft with their headlights. As they tried to approach, the object suddenly rose noiselessly, but at an extreme speed and disappeared in the space of a few seconds in the dark of night.

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