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Date: August 1958
Location: Minduri, Brazil
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Summary: It is that near Minduri, Brazil, just after dawn some unspecified day in August 1958, two “giants” estimated to be six meters tall and clad in brilliant red garb, were seen by three witnesses. The “giants” were walking up the side of a hill and only their backs were seen.
Source: Summary by Gordon Creighton in “The Humanoids”, ufology magazine Flying Saucer Review (FSR), Special Issue, 1966.


Date: Aug. 3, 1958
Location:  Rome, Italy
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Summary: Cat. 3. Luminous UFO observed passing overhead as city lights failed; one report of car radio failure.
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Date: Aug. 4, 1958
Location: Malmstrom AFB, Montana BBU
Time: 11:15 p.m. (MDT). 
Summary: A/2C Bejnard G. Bell, 29th FIS roving aircraft guard, observed a delta wing-shaped object, flying directly overhead. The object was silver in color and appeared as large as a volleyball at arm’s length, was solid in shape with no openings, no props, no exhaust, no tail section, and no conventional means of motivation visible. The object made a varied pitch whistling sound, but was much quieter than a jet. The object moved gradually to the north and was observed for approximately 30 seconds. The object was picked up on the approach control radar for four sweeps at Malmstrom AFB. No scramble of aircraft was ordered. Officials at ATIC were not happy about no scramble being made and apparent  non-compliance with AF Reg. 200-2, specifically Par 1, (Requirement for rapid identification).
Source: McDonald list, Dan Wilson; BBU Files


Date: Aug. 11, 1958 
Location: Osel Island and Gulf of Finland BBU
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Source: McDonald list


Date:  August 11, 1958
Location: Chautauqua Lake, N. Y.
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Summary: Engineering professor observed unidentified lights arranged as if on oval object.
Source: UFOE, VI


Date: Aug. 12 [13?], 1958 
Location: 12 miles NW of Las Vegas, Nevada BBU
Time: 1:30 a.m. (MDT). 
Summary: Witness Burgy.
Source: Hynek UFO Rpt p. 43


Date: August 16 1958
Location: Leman Lake Switzerland
Time: 1700
Summary: A dozen people out on
the lake in perfect weather saw a bright light coming down. They stopped their boat as it came to hover about 15 m above them. It was saucer-shaped, 10 m in diameter, with a cabin showing several windows on top. The outer disk below the cabin was spinning. As it came down toward the water, a noticeable current was created. No noise or occupants were noticed. After several leaps in mid-air, the craft flew off at “unbelievable” speed.
Source: Magonia 469


Date: Aug. 17, 1958 
Location: Warren, Mich. BBU 5999
Time: 7:05 p.m. A. D.
Summary:  Chisholm saw an extremely bright object shaped first like a bell, then a saucer, hover for 5 mins, flip over and speed away to the WSW.
Source: Berliner


Date: August 17, 1958 
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Summary: Dome-shaped disc with “portholes” followed jets, hovered.
Source: NICAP, XII


Date: August 24, 1958 
Location: Westwood, N. J.
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Summary: Police reported a circular, orange UFO which hovered, sped away.
Source: UFOE, VII


Date: Aug. 28, 1958 
Location: Georgetown, OH
Time: 4:20 PM.
Summary:  Close encounter by three witnesses, two were highway patrolmen. Huge silver disc, apparently hovering over a field in broad daylight.
Source: MORA #11, page 15


Date: Aug. 30, 1958
Location:  Gray AFB, Killeen, Texas BBU
Time: 1:45 p.m. CDT, 
Summary: One target was observed on radar at 170 degrees at 30 miles distance.  After two minutes the target disappeared on a heading of 175 degrees at a range of 140 miles. The estimated speed of the object was 3,300 knots.  The witnesses stated that the target was not like any interference ever observed and did not differ from other IFF targets in any respect except speed. 
Source: BBU FilesMcDonald list, Dan Wilson


Date: Aug. 31, 1958
Location: La Verde, Argentina
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Summary:  Cat. 3, 11. Light aircraft (Piper) engine increased its revolutions abnormally during UFO sighting. Engine normal after UFO left.
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