"In the waning days of the Second World War, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill allegedly ordered the cover-up of a close encounter between an RAF reconnaissance plane returning to England from the European mainland and a UFO; apparently, the normally unflappable “British Bulldog” supposedly feared that should the encounter become common knowledge it would create mass panic among a war weary population and destroy their belief in religion.
The events came to light following the recent release of thousands of newly declassified documents by the British Ministry of Defense (MoD), relating to unidentified flying objects."
"Winston Churchill was accused of ordering a cover-up of a Second World War encounter between a UFO and a RAF bomber because he feared public "panic" and loss of faith in religion, newly released secret files disclose."
The files can be purchased here.
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