UFOs in the daily Press:
US ARMY TO CHASE FLYING SAUCERS, JULY 1947:
This article was published in the daily newspaper l'Est Républicain, France, on July 8, 1947.
Interception aircraft patrols
of the "flying saucers"
Size of the hunted: a five room house
Portland (Oregon). - planes of the American army are held ready to take the air in the area
of the North-West of the United States to try to clear up the mystery of the "flying saucers."
A patrol was organized Sunday. It included aircraft equipped with cameras with telescopic objectives
in order to try to photograph the mysterious flying objects which have furrowed for several weeks the
sky of this part of the United States.
In addition, one learns from Sainte-Marie (Idaho) that eight "flying saucers" had landed on
the side of a mountain, ten kilometers from Sainte-Marie. It is not yet officially confirmed.
The American army sent a team to the site.
According to several inhabitants of the surroundings, these "flying saucers" would each one be of
the dimension of a house of five rooms and would cross the sky at a very high speed.