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Riassunto: Captain Edward James Ruppelt served as project chief of Air Force investigations into UFO phenomena from November 1951 to September 1953. Ruppelt was an inspiration for those who wanted the issue addressed seriously. In honor of his memory, Hall and Connors have written this book. In doing so they have extensively used Ed Ruppelt’s private papers and unedited manuscript held in the capable care of Professor Michael Swords of Western Michigan University and the J. Allen Hynek Center For UFO Studies. The authors also based the book on personal interviews with those who knew and served with Ed Ruppelt. Its pages not only serve as a biography of Ed Ruppelt, but a tribute to his devotion to the United States Air Force and his family.
L'autore: Michael David Hall has previously authored a biography on Indiana Senator Henry S. Lane. In The Road To Washington, Rise of an Indiana Politician, Hall traces the drama that took Lane from the chairmanship of the first national Republican Convention in 1856 to his influence four years later in securing Abraham Lincoln with his party’s nomination. Dozens of magazine articles on Indiana history followed that work. Several of those continued Mr. Hall’s research on the former Indiana senator, taking him from a congressional legislator who worked with Daniel Webster and Henry Clay, to the founder of the Indiana Republican Party, and then on to a powerful Civil War era senator.
Hall holds a B.A. from Illinois College and an M.A. from Western Illinois University in American History. In 1984 he began a museum career at the Illinois State Museum and since 1987 has served as Executive Director of the Montgomery County Historical Society and its Henry S. Lane Historic Home in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Michael Hall as also authored UFOs: A Century of Sightings by Galde Press; and co-authored Alfred Loedding & The Great Flying Saucer Wave Of 1947.
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Descrizione libro Rose Press International, Albuquerque, NM, 2000. Trade Paperback. Condizione libro: Fine. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Large paperback in excellent condition, no remarkable flaws to this clean, attractive copy, first printing as stated on copyright page, inscribed and signed to a contributor to this book by co-author Wendy Ann Connors on the title page: "To Joel, A little book for your shelf. Thanks for all your help Pal! Wendy Connors Oct 31, 00." "Joel" is the Joel Carpenter mentioned in the Acknowledgments section, he passed away in 2013 and we acquired a part of his book collection, this volume on UFOs is based on Edward Ruppelts private papers and an unedited manuscript and on personal interviews with those who knew and served with Ruppelt ; 304 pages; Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 038998
Descrizione libro Rose Press International, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 970505507
Descrizione libro Rose Press International, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Codice libro della libreria mon0000738356