THE military asked a local undertaker to make child-size coffins for alien bodies after the infamous Roswell UFO crash, it has been claimed.
Glen Dennis, who worked at a funeral home in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 claims he received a call from Walker Army Airfield and asked for child-sized coffins and for his advice on how to preserve dead bodies – after the UFO crashed in the desert.
Ballard Funeral Home where Dennis worked[/caption]
He also claimed to have known a nurse who confided in him that she had to oversee an alien autopsy at the airfield.
While his story seems bizarre, former detective and military police officer James Clarkson, who spent time interviewing Glen before his death, believes him to be a reliable witness.
Speaking at a festival to mark the 75th anniversary of the mysterious crash in Roswell, James told The Sun: “A long time ago, Glen worked at the Ballard funeral home here in Roswell when he was a young man and in 1947, he got a phone call from the base, the Walker army airfield which said, ‘How many child-sized coffins do you have in stock?’
“And he said, ‘I only have one.’ They said, ‘How soon can you get more?’ And he replied, ‘It’ll take a couple days.’ And they said that’s not quick enough.
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Shortly after that, they called Dennis back with another odd question.
“Then they called him up again. And they wanted to know how to preserve a body to keep it intact but they didn’t want to treat it with chemicals.
“They asked him ‘What would you use?’ He said, ‘Dry ice, I’d pack it with all the dry ice I could get.’ Which was good advice.
“Glen gave me the whole story, I sat down with him and I would say that in about 30 or 40 minutes, any doubts that I had about the reality of Roswell were gone.
“You just know, when somebody is telling you the truth, I have some intuition of when people are giving their heart when they’re telling you what they really believe.
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“And the man was solid. You’ll hear people say he wasn’t, but that was, he was your classic Southwestern gentleman. He wasn’t lying.”
Another story Glen confided in James was how he knew a nurse who was left traumatized after apparently being asked to assist on an alien autopsy.
“In small Western towns back then they didn’t have paramedics or ambulances,” Glen, who investigates UFOs with his wife, Joanne, a psychic, said.
“If they needed to transport a sicker injured person, sadly, the best vehicle to do that in was a hearse.
“So many times in small towns, the funeral home, the funeral directors would do double duty.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the UFO landing in Roswell, New Mexico[/caption]
Dennis also claimed a nurse working at the airfield told him she was part of an “alien autopsy”[/caption]
“So Glen was taking an injured airman back to the base and he pulled in there and he saw all these vehicles and people that he’d never seen before…
“Then a nurse he knew came out of a back room and, and said, ‘Glen, what are you doing here?’
“And she was horrified. She was so horrified that she resigned her commission in the military. And there’d been a lot of speculation about where she went.
“He promised her that he would never reveal her name. And when they finally started investigating Roswell, which wasn’t until the eighties, when they heard about Glen Dennis, you know, when they heard about him working in the funeral home and being called, people were all over him.
“And he kept saying, I don’t want to tell you. I promised I wouldn’t, I’m not gonna tell you who the nurse was.
“Well, finally he got so tired of that. He made up a name. And he told me, he said, ‘I wished I would’ve never lied, but I just got so tired of them wanting to know who she was.’”
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