UFOs: A Century of Sightings
by Michael David Hall
Focusing on possibly the greatest phenomena of all time, this book documents many fascinating, long forgotten events, from the Kenneth Arnold sighting to the Hopkinsvlle goblins and beyond, with everything in between. Summarizes the careers of important personalities in the field. Approaches the subject of UFOs from a historical perspective, arranging sightings by date.
About the Author
Michael David Hall is executive director of the Montgomery County Historical Society in Crawfordville, Indiana. He holds a B.A. from Illinois College and an M.A. in American History from Western Illinois University. He has previously authored a biography of mid-nineteenth-century Indiana Senator Henry S. Lane, The Road to Washington: Rise of an Indiana Politician. Hall's interest in the subject of UFOs began while he was working at Purdue University on a paper about American bombing raids on Germany. He happened across some obscure UFO reports filed by Allied pilots concerning foo-fighters and the stories fascinated him, becoming the impetus for his first book on the phenomenon, UFOs: A Century of Sightings.