Author Archives: Matthew Heichelbech

About Matthew Heichelbech

Matthew is an Archives Technician in the NARA Still Pictures Branch. He has a M.A. in Museum and Exhibition Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in History from the University of Central Missouri.

Aliens at the Archives

On December 30, 1947, the United States Air Force (USAF) began the process of collecting and evaluating all facts related to flying saucers and other types of unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Between 1947 and 1969, 12,618 sightings were reported to … Continue reading

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