U.S. Government UFO Document: Letter from Commander Robert B. McLaughlin to Dr. J. A. Van Allen about the 1949 Charles B. Moore UFO Sighting

12 May 1949
(U.S. Naval Unit, White Sands Proving Grounds, 
Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Source: NICAP.org

Charles B. Moore, a General Mills meteorologist and balloon expert, and four enlisted U.S. Navy men sighted a fast-flying UFO over the Caballo Dam, three miles north of Arrey, New Mexico (White Sands Proving Ground), on 24 April 1949.
Quote from the letter:
“By coincidence, a few days ago I too managed to see one of these flying saucers along with three other officers during a Wac B firing.”

Dr. J. A. Van Allen was  employed at the Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Commander Robert B. McLaughlin, U.S. Navy

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