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Flying saucers and meteors in France, 1947:

This article was published in the daily newspaper Le Progrès, of Lyon, France, on July 30, 1947.


The "flying saucer" that as of Sunday evening our correspondent in Nantua reported to us, also appeared at the same hour (08:30 p.m. approximately) in the sky of Savoy, of the Haute-Savoie, of the Drôme, of the Ardeche, and even of the Rhone. It was probably also visible in other departments of the South-East.

According to information received yesterday, of all the area, the meteor, since it should be called by its name, gave the impression of a large shooting star. After the extinction of the gleam, a cloudy trail remained during nearly a quarter of hour.

Is it necessary to add that this atmospheric phenomenon has absolutely nothing in common with the "flying saucers" seen [...]

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