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The UFO phenomenon in the daily Press:

1944 "Foo-Fighters" explained as new German weapon:

The article underneath was published in the New York Times, New York, USA, on December 14, 1944.

More information about the Foo-Fighters here.

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Floating Mystery Ball Is New Nazo Air Weapon

SUPREME HEADQUARTERS, Allied Expeditionary Force, Dec. 13

A new German weapon has made its appearance on the western air front.
It was disclosed today.

Airmen of the American Aif Force report that they are encountering silver
colored spheres in the air over German territory. The spheres are encoun-
tered either singly or in clusters. Sometimes they are semi-translucent.

The article is actually the New York Time's edit of the Reuter newswire transmitting a news item released by the Supreme Headquartes of the US Army reproduced underneath:

SUPREME HEADQUARTERS Dec. 13 (Reuter)

- The Germans have produced a "secret" weapon in keeping with the Christmas season.

The new device, apparently an air defense weapon resembles the huge glass balls that adorn Christmas trees. There was no information available as to whatholds them up like stars in the sky, what is in them or what their purpose is supposed to be.

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