Tag: maury-island

30
May

Ray Palmer

Raymond Arthur Palmer Editor of Amazing Stories from 1938 through 1949 Prolific science fiction editor and author Palmer was hit by a truck at age seven and suffered a broken back. At nine, a failed spinal graft left him a hunchback who never grew past four feet. He immersed himself in science fiction, moving quickly […]

30
May

Kenneth Arnold

Often considered the first modern UFO witness. While flying near Mount Rainier in Washington state on June 24 1947, Kenneth Arnold saw nine extremely fast moving disks skipping across the sky. An AP wire reporter described them as flying saucers” — a name which stuck. Due to the publicity surrounding his report, and because he […]

15
May

Harold Dahl

A harbor patrolman (or perhaps lumber scavenger) who witnessed/created the Maury Island Incident of July 21, 1947. Dahl claimed that while on his boat near Maury Island in Washington state, his son was injured and his dog was killed by a slag-squirting UFO. He was told by a man dressed all in black not to […]