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One is top-secret Area 51 in Nevada, the other is the Wright-Patterson US Air Force test and research base at Dayton, Ohio.
The latter is actually where the US Air Force confirmed it took the remains to straight away, but some conspiracy theorists believe they were later moved to Area 51.
Roswell has been at the heart of the UFO scene since in July 1947 the military sensationally announced in a press release it had found the remains of a crashed flying saucer in the desert nearby.
But the following day it retracted the statement, saying it was in fact a damaged US Air Force air balloon.
Witnesses later came forward to say there had been alien bodies within the “crashed craft”, which along with the wreckage were then taken to a mysterious top-secret military base.
There have been many theories about what actually happened, but an official government probe into what happened concluded it was a secret spy balloon being tested.
Hoping to shed some light on the mystery is Raymond Szymanski, 65, from Dayton, Ohio, who spent 39 years working at Wright-Patterson until retiring in 2011.
ROSWELL UFO? Are alien remains held at the Wright-Patterson US Air Force base?
When he arrived at Wright-Patterson as a college co-op student, he was intrigued by a mentor who mentioned aliens and the base in the same sentence, reports Daytondailynews.com.
He has now written a book after spending years on a truth-seeking quest which took him from New Hampshire and Arizona to the UK, speaking to people who allege to have encountered UFOs.
He was a former Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate senior engineer at the base.
His book is called “50 Shades of Greys: Evidence of Extraterrestrial Visitation to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Beyond.”
He said: “The book is actually a documentary for my quest for the truth.
“Were the stories I heard about Wright-Patterson true? What about some of the other famous places where UFO sightings were claimed?”
Were the stories I heard about Wright-Patterson true? What about some of the other famous places where UFO sightings were claimed?
Wright-Patterson was the centre of the US Air Force’s infamous past UFO investigations, including Project Blue Book in the 1960s.
He added: “Obviously, the Air Force took this seriously to an extent because they had collection and analysis of programs for nearly a quarter of a century, so certainly I took it seriously.”
The book also looks at an infamous UFO sighting near Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1965, and he even travelled to Rendelsham Forest in Suffolk, England, home of the 1980 Rendlesham UFO case, known as Britain’s Roswell.
In the forward, he says: “And now the million dollar question Does Wright-Patterson actually house aliens and their artefacts?”
He never saw any evidence of aliens there during his time.
And, in an early disappointment for readers, he adds in the forward: “At this point of writing this book, I’m not sure.”
He is convinced that the wreckage of what crashed at Roswell was taken to Wright-Patterson, but that there is no evidence it was of extraterrestrial origin or housed any alien beings.
He added: “The Roswell alien thing is still a little squishy. But that’s different from me believing we’ve been visited.
“Yes, I’ve talked and interviewed (UFO) experiencers and I’m convinced that what they’ve had is a real encounter, and so somewhere along the line people have encountered alien entities on this planet.”
Speculation was so rife that 38 years after the Roswell incident, in January 1985, the air force issued a statement denying any aliens were held at Wright-Patterson.
It said: “Periodically, it is erroneously stated that the remains of extraterrestrial visitors are or have been stored at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
“There are not now, nor have there ever been, any extraterrestrial visitors or equipment on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.”
Conspiracy theorists took it to just mean they had been moved to Area 51.
Although Mr Szymanski is not convinced aliens landed at Roswell, he does believe he once saw a UFO.
He said: “For me, there’s no doubt because as I documented in the book, I saw a UFO in my own neighborhood from about 200 feet away and 75 feet in the air as it slipped into a low bank of clouds.
“That was kind of an up close and personal verification of what I pretty much was leaning towards anyway.
“And the people that I talk to about the cases and the evidence that they have is pretty much insurmountable, unassailable.”