By Annie Jacobsen
It is the main recognized army deploy on the earth. And it does not exist. situated a trifling seventy-five miles open air of Las Vegas in Nevada's wilderness, the bottom hasn't ever been stated by means of the U.S. government-but zone fifty one has captivated imaginations for many years.
Myths and hypotheses approximately sector 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 are actually elderly 75-92, and unparalleled entry to fifty-five extra army and intelligence team of workers, scientists, pilots, and engineers associated with the key base, thirty-two of whom lived and labored there for prolonged classes. In Area fifty one, Jacobsen indicates us what has relatively long past on within the Nevada wasteland, from checking out nuclear guns to construction super-secret, supersonic jets to pursuing the struggle on Terror.
This is the 1st ebook in keeping with interviews with eye witnesses to sector fifty one heritage, which makes it the seminal paintings at the topic. jam-packed with previously categorised details that hasn't ever been appropriately decoded for the general public, Area 51 weaves the mysterious actions of the top-secret base right into a gripping narrative, exhibiting that evidence are usually extra amazing than fiction, in particular whilst the excellence is sort of most unlikely to make.
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