Not to be topical or anything, but all during the summer of 2019 we were getting geared up to Storm Area 51–and that’s great and all, but I thought that Hangar 18 at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton needed some love, so here we are. In this episode, we examine the history of the notion that there’s a place the government takes saucer debris, the emergence of “Hangar 18” itself as an idea, and the ways this has poked through in various parts of the saucer culture over the past few decades.

I spoke about the “Storm Area 51” nonsense on NPR’s “It’s Been a Minute” a couple months ago. You can hear a bit more about the Aztec crash waaaaay back in Bonus Encounter 1.

Sources and Further Reading:

On the web
The Nash-Keyhoe correspondence at Project 1947

By Curt Collins and Claude Falkstrom at The Saucers that Time Forgot:
Robert Spencer Carr and Hangar 18
Captured UFOs and Building Hangar 18: A Chronology

On Amazon
MJ-12 and the Riddle of Hangar 18 by Timothy Green Beckley
Jim Moseley’s UFO Crash Secrets at Wright Patterson Air Force Base is available used, or in a new, expanded edition.

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