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Dulce 'UFO Base' At Center Of US VS Aliens Gun Battle

Erie images show a supposed 'UFO site' at the centre of a wild conspiracy theory about a secret war between US troops and aliens in which 60 US servicemen were killed.

Attracting tourists and “ufologists” for decades, multiple stories have surfaced detailing violent extra-terrestrial activity underneath a New Mexico hamlet, Dulce.

Conspiracy theorists have claimed that extraterrestrials experiment on humans with the military's help inside a secret base underneath in Dulce. With fewer than 3,000 residents, Dulce supposedly houses a seven-story secret military base beneath its desert. Despite the existence of the alien base remaining entirely unproven, the town hosts an annual 'Dulce Base UFO Conference.'

The wild legends and tales took off in the 1970’s when a State Trooper, Gabriel Valdez, allegedly spotted a strange craft in the sky and what he described as “mutilated cattle” on the ground, according to Michael Barkun’s 'A Culture of Conspiracy.' He also found gas masks nearby, which he believed indicated government involvement. He claimed he found the cow with a dead foetus inside and it appeared to be a bizarre hybrid that “looked like a human, a monkey and a frog.”

Valdez claimed to have seen “sophisticated spacecraft” and claims that mutilated Detritus surrounding the cattle mutilations suggested to him that the government was involved, and that the cattle were not ravaged by wild animals. He said: “The evidence that was left there — you know, predators don’t leave gas masks, glow sticks, radar chaff,” Valdez said. “They don’t leave that stuff.”

Barkun noted that cattle mutilations are often tied to nearby UFO sightings and that the Colorado-New Mexico border region had become one of the most prominent sites in the country for both kinds of reports by the early 1980s. Valdez’s claims were followed by Paul Bennewitz stories’ in 1979 by stories from Paul Bennewitz, a physicist and Albuquerque businessman. Bennewitz allegedly intercepted electronic signals in Dulce he believed were emanating from deep below the ground — and directed at a target too high for human activity.

Then an alleged former government engineer, Phil Schneider, said he helped build an alien base in Dulce in 1979. He claimed that he and others encountered aliens during the construction. He claimed that 60 US soldiers died in a gun battle with extraterrestrials, and that the military later brokered a peace deal with the beings.With a growing national interest in both cattle mutilations and claims of electronic signals, the Dulce Base legend was born. Bennewitz in 1982 first posited that the secret base existed.

By 1990, John Lear claimed to have seen “four independent confirmations” that the seven-story alien base structure was real. Lear was a former pilot and government man — as well as the son of the inventor of the LearJet — so people gave some credence to his claims.His detailed claims described different species of aliens who allegedly visited earth.


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