The Roswell Revelation: A Comprehensive Analysis Supporting the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis

Abstract: This paper presents an in-depth investigation into the events surrounding the alleged UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. The objective is to provide a comprehensive analysis of available evidence and establish the likelihood of an extraterrestrial craft being involved. The paper explores physical evidence, eyewitness accounts, declassified documents, and various theories that have emerged over the years. By examining these sources, this study aims to offer a compelling argument in favor of the extraterrestrial hypothesis.

  1. Introduction

The Roswell incident has been a subject of great interest and speculation since the initial reports of a crashed “flying disc” in the summer of 1947. Despite numerous official explanations and debunking efforts, public interest in the possibility of an extraterrestrial crash at Roswell remains strong. This paper aims to provide an evidence-based analysis supporting the idea that a UFO of non-human origin crashed in Roswell.

  1. Physical Evidence

2.1. Debris Analysis

The discovery of unusual debris by rancher W. W. “Mack” Brazel in early July 1947 sparked the Roswell incident. The materials were described as lightweight, metallic, and possessing unusual properties (Berlitz & Moore, 1980). The uniqueness of the debris, coupled with a lack of credible alternative explanations, supports the theory that it may have originated from an extraterrestrial craft.

2.2. Recovered Bodies

There have been persistent rumors of recovered alien bodies from the Roswell crash site. Although no official confirmation exists, numerous witnesses have come forward with descriptions of small, humanoid beings (Carpenter, 1997). These accounts, despite their anecdotal nature, lend credence to the notion that an extraterrestrial craft was involved in the Roswell incident.

  1. Eyewitness Testimonies

3.1. Military Personnel

Numerous military personnel stationed at Roswell Army Air Field at the time of the incident have provided accounts supporting the extraterrestrial hypothesis. Key witnesses, such as Major Jesse Marcel, have claimed that the materials recovered from the crash site were unlike anything they had ever encountered (Randle & Schmitt, 1991). These accounts, from credible military sources, offer significant weight to the idea of a UFO crash in Roswell.

3.2. Civilian Witnesses

In addition to military personnel, many local residents have also come forward with accounts of unusual events surrounding the Roswell crash. These testimonies include reports of military cordons, threats to maintain silence, and sightings of unusual aircraft in the area (Friedman & Berliner, 1992). These accounts further support the extraterrestrial hypothesis and suggest a cover-up by government authorities.

  1. Declassified Documents

4.1. The 1994 GAO Report

In 1994, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the Roswell incident in response to a request by Congressman Steven Schiff. The report revealed that many records related to the incident had been lost or destroyed, fueling speculation of a cover-up (GAO, 1994). The missing records provide circumstantial evidence that the government may have been concealing information related to an extraterrestrial crash at Roswell.

4.2. The 1947 FBI Memo

A memo from FBI Special Agent in Charge Guy Hottel, dated March 22, 1950, describes the recovery of a flying saucer and its occupants in New Mexico. The memo, released in 2011 through the Freedom of Information Act, has been argued to corroborate the extraterrestrial hypothesis (FBI, 2011).

  1. Conclusion

By examining the physical evidence, eyewitness testimonies, and declassified documents, this paper presents a compelling argument in favor of the extraterrestrial hypothesis for the Roswell incident. While definitive proof remains elusive, the preponderance of evidence suggests that an otherworldly craft and its occupants were involved in the 1947 crash.

The unique properties of the recovered debris, the numerous accounts of alien bodies, and the testimonies of military personnel and civilian witnesses all point to the likelihood of a UFO crash in Roswell. Furthermore, the missing records identified in the 1994 GAO report and the 1947 FBI memo lend credence to the theory that the U.S. government engaged in a cover-up to conceal the true nature of the incident.

Although skepticism and alternative explanations will continue to surround the Roswell incident, the weight of the evidence examined in this paper supports the conclusion that an extraterrestrial craft was involved. Future research should continue to explore this possibility, as well as the potential implications of such an event for our understanding of the universe and our place within it.


Berlitz, C., & Moore, W. L. (1980). The Roswell incident. Grosset & Dunlap.

Carpenter, D. (1997). UFO crash at Roswell: The genesis of a modern myth. Smithsonian Institution Press.

FBI. (2011). Guy Hottel memo. Retrieved from

Friedman, S., & Berliner, D. (1992). Crash at Corona: The U.S. military retrieval and cover-up of a UFO. Paragon House.

GAO. (1994). Results of a search for records concerning the 1947 crash near Roswell, New Mexico. Retrieved from

Randle, K. D., & Schmitt, D. R. (1991). UFO crash at Roswell. Avon Books.

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