Aurora: The Pentagon's Secret Hypersonic Spyplane (Mil-Tech by Bill Sweetman

By Bill Sweetman

Why did the Pentagon retire the SR-71 spyplane in 1990? What has triggered sonic booms over the California barren region on the grounds that 1991? What used to be the triangular craft noticed over the North Sea in 1989? during this groundbreaking booklet, journalist invoice Sweetman argues those mysteries might be traced to a U.S. spyplane known as AURORA, the life of which--denied by way of officials--lies buried in a mystery army funds.

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The troops were buried nearby. Subsequently, during 1907 the remains of the fallen troops were moved and reinterred in the land that became a cemetery. The graves are unmarked. The Confederate Cemetery is open to the public. To reach it from I-40, take the Remington exit (seven miles west of Lonoke). Take Hwy. 15 north for about two and one-half miles to where the road crosses and becomes Highway 89. Continue to proceed on Highway 89 until you reach the junction of Highway 321. At that point, make a right-hand turn onto Highway 321.

The battery picked up the name Fort Montgomery after Captain Montgomery. See also Fort Point. For more information: Castillo and Fort Point National Historic Site. Castillo Guijarros— See Fort Guijarros. Drum Barracks— During 1862, the Army established Drum Barracks at Wilmington, near Long Beach. S. Military in Southern California as well as New Mexico and Arizona. The base remained active until 1866. Duroc Station— Duroc Station was a Pony Express station that was located at an undetermined place between Folsom and Placerville.

Otherwise, Apaches would have burned it. Although the nuns were not expected until May 1870, there was great anticipation of their arrival to bring an education to the children. Fort Whipple— Fort Whipple, initially known as Camp Clark, was established outside present-day Prescott during November 1863. During 1869 the post, which had become dilapidated, was rebuilt. Later during April 1870, the Military Department of Arizona made its headquarters at Whipple Barracks and afterward, during 1872, it became headquarters for General George Crook.

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