By Annie Jacobsen
It is the main well-known army install on this planet. And it doesn't exist. situated a trifling seventy-five miles open air of Las Vegas in Nevada's desolate tract, the bottom hasn't ever been stated by way of the U.S. government-but zone fifty one has captivated imaginations for many years.
Myths and hypotheses approximately zone fifty one have lengthy abounded, due to the serious secrecy enveloping it. a few declare it's domestic to extraterrestrial beings, underground tunnel platforms, and nuclear amenities. Others think that the lunar touchdown itself was once filmed there. the superiority of those rumors stems from the truth that no credible insider has ever divulged the reality approximately his time contained in the base. in the past.
Annie Jacobsen had particular entry to nineteen males who served the bottom proudly and secretly for many years and at the moment are elderly 75-92, and extraordinary entry to fifty-five extra army and intelligence body of workers, scientists, pilots, and engineers associated with the key base, thirty-two of whom lived and labored there for prolonged sessions. In Area 51, Jacobsen indicates us what has particularly long gone on within the Nevada barren region, from checking out nuclear guns to construction super-secret, supersonic jets to pursuing the battle on Terror.
This is the 1st ebook according to interviews with eye witnesses to region fifty one background, which makes it the seminal paintings at the topic. packed with previously categorized info that hasn't ever been adequately decoded for the general public, Area 51 weaves the mysterious actions of the top-secret base right into a gripping narrative, exhibiting that proof are usually extra significant than fiction, specifically whilst the excellence is sort of most unlikely to make.
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Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base by Annie Jacobsen