|Occurred : 8/15/1943 00:00 (Entered as : Aug 1943 0:00)
Reported: 1/21/2008 8:55:47 PM 20:55
Location: unknown, LA
|1942 Louisiana midnight light like airplane 10-15 minutes, then corkscrewing up into the atmosphere
On midnight (very dark night) guard duty while on Louisiana maneuvers in 1942 with 2 other soldiers I observed a light appearing to be an aircraft (we’d never heard of UFOs in those days) flying parallel to the ground.
Suddenly it made a 45 deg turn upward, and for about 10-15 minutes corkscrewed out into the atmosphere, growing dimmer all the while until it finally disappeared.