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Date: 1943
Location: Burma
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Summary: US bomber pilots flying missions from Burma to China reported being buzzed and circled by ‘glittering’ objects. Instruments failed to operate until the objects flew off.
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Date: 1943
Location: Sea of Japan
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Summary: World War II sighting

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Date: 1943
Location: Washington, D.C.
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Summary: Sighting of UFO formation by Metropolitan policeman
Source: NICAP UFO Evidence, 1964, Hall, VII


Date: 1943
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Summary: A domed UFO that emitted a white light was seen flying less than 20 feet above the ground.
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Date: 1943 (exact date unknown)
Location: California
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Summary: Object, international orange in color, elliptical shape; wobbled in unstable manner; no wings, jet exhaust, smoke, or vapor trails.
Source: Page 51 Ref.1


Date: 1943
Location: Persian Gulf
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Summary: Seaman Matthew Mangle, from the bow of his ship, sighted a huge disc beneath the surface of the water. The object glowed with a soft greenish light, paced the ship at about 12 knots before speeding up and moving out of sight.
Source: Report 1011


Date: 1943 (early??)
Location: Bearing Sea, N. of Alaskan Peninsula
Time: 2300 hours. 
Summary: While patrolling the Bearing Sea, N. of Alaskan Peninsula and bearing north at about 20 knots, a gunner on starboard 20 mm gun was on watch on the USS Williamson. It was a very dark night and he reported a row of at least eight red lights in a row, traveling parallel and slightly ahead of his ship. The row was canted at about a 15 degree angle to the surface of the sea. The lights paced the ship for about an hour until the watch was relieved. Witness wasn’t able to find out what happened after his incident.
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Date: 1943
Location:  Russell Islands
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Summary:  SLloyd Kenyon, shipfitter, aboard ship with several others who observed a number of high speed objects.
Source: Portand, Oregon Journal, 6/27/1947


Date: 1943
Location: Pushkino, Russia
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Summary:  Soldiers saw a disc-shaped object hovering high in the air above aircraft.
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Date: 1943
Location: Washington, D.C.
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Summary: Sighting of UFO formation by Metropolitan policeman
Source:[NICAP UFO Evidence, 1964, Hall, VII]


Date: March 13, 1943
Location: Naples, Italy
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Summary: Roman candlelight’s; bright very large red light that looked like a huge irregular mass of neon.
Source:Page 39, Ref. 1


Date: 1943
Location: Long Beach, CA
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Summary: Flight instructor and student pilot saw a glowing orange disc dive at their aircraft and hover alongside, then accelerate and climb away out of sight.
Source: Ref. 3; Witness report to Jan Aldrich, Project 1947.


Date: May 1943
Location: Norwich, England
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Summary: Sighting of dome-shaped object and humanoid beings
Source: Ref. 3; Anders Liljegren, AFU Bibliography.


Date: May 12/13, 1943
Location: Duisburg, Germany
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Summary: Object like meteor; reddish orange in color; emitted a burst giving off a green star.
Source: Ref. 1 Page 39


Date: May 23/24, 1943
Location: Dortmund, Germany
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Summary: Large number of so-called rockets
Source: Page 39-40  Ref.1


Date: May 27/28, 1943
Location: Essen, Germany
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Summary: Cylindrical object, silvery-gold in color, with several portholes evenly spaced along its side; motionless until speeding away at several thousand miles per hour.
Source: Page 40-41 Ref.1


Date: May 1943
Location: English Channel
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Summary: Large, stationary orange balloon on or near the sea.
Source: Page 41 Ref.1


Date: Summer of 1943
Location: North Atlantic
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Summary: PB2Y5 paced by red-orange object. Pilot made several turns but object matched maneuvers, finally object took off ahead and disappeared in 30 sec.
Source: Richard Hall, UFOE I, page 23; Interview with witness by Richard Haines


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 Date: Sept. 1943
Location: between Rosario and Cordoba, Oncativo, Argentina
Time: 4:00 a.m.
Summary: Navarro Ocampo, driving between Rosario and Cordoba, saw a large, saucer-shaped object on the ground 500 m to the left of the road. It glowed with a bluish-green light, made a whistling sound, rose to 100 m altitude, then left at fantastic speed. A strange metal block is said to have been found at the spot.
Source: Magonia #50, GEPA Dec., 68


Date: Sept. 6, 1943
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
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Summary: Objects resembling silver discs.
Source: Page 43  Ref.1


Date: Oct. 14, 1943
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Time: Daytime
Summary: 384th Bomb Group was allegedly encircled by groups of silver-colored discs during bombing run. German fighters, normally seen to swarm around and through the formations were mysteriously absent. This was supposed to have been reported in a secret document dated Oct. 24, 1943, to the War Office, Whitehall, London. We have not been able to locate this document, but the story by Wally Hoffman, has been secured and previous research by Any Roberts. During a bombing run a B-17 crews of the 384th Group noticed, as fighter attacks suddenly fell off, they encountered a cluster of small discs, described as 3″ wide by 1″ thick.
Source: Martin Caiden/Andy Roberts


Date: October – November 1943
Location: Philadelphia Naval Yards
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Summary: The Philadelphia Experiment supposedly took place at the Philadelphia Naval Yards
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Date: Nov. 1943
Location: Escondido, CA
Time: night
Summary: On a dark moonless night a family heard a soft humming sound and saw a disc with dome and square windows hovering about 15 feet above the roof of their house. Human-like silhouettes were visible through the windows. When the woman shone a flashlight, the object blinked out and disappeared
Source: Ref. 3; Greenwood, UFO Historical Revue, June 1998.


Date: Dec. 1943
Location: Oslo, Norway
Time: 10:30 p.m
Summary: At 10:30 p.m. four women in a car saw an orange bell-shaped object ascending. Three automobiles in the vicinity experienced EM effects and the engines stalled. A 1.5-meter diameter area of melted snow was found on the ground.
Source: Ref. 3; Australian Flying Saucer Review, No. 7, 1967; cited by Project 1947.


Date: December 11, 1943
Location: Edmen, Germany
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Summary: Unidentified object; size of thunderbolt aircraft; streak-like vapor trail.
Source: Page 51 Ref.1


Date: December 14, 1943
Location: Naples, Italy
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Summary: Small round bright light.
Source: Page 52  Ref.1

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