Beyond Top Secret - Timothy Good
Beyond Top Secret is big book: 606 pages, 16 pages with photograps and a lot of Top Secret documents.
The Most Incredible Mass Sighting Of All?
1942 'Battle Of Los Angeles'
Biggest Mass Sighting In History?
New Photo Analysis!
Wednesday, February 25, 1942
By Jeff Rense
Including Stunning New Photo Analysis!
Stories of encounters with the occupants of UFOs are invariably greeted
with a barrage of ridicule, particularly if the witnesses clairn to have met
beings similar to ourselves in appearance. Having made an intensive study
of many such cases over a period of more than three decades, I am
absolutely convinced that some of the claimants have had real, objective,
experiences. The case of Sid Padrick, which took place in California four
months after the Atlas-missile incident, deserves our attention, not least
because the witness claims he was asked by the Air Force not to discuss
Forty-five-year-old Sid Padrick, a TV and radio technician as well as a
private pilot with 600 flying hours experience, served in the Air Force
during the Second World War and at the time of the incident was serving
in the Air Force Reserve. At 02.00 on 30 January 1965, as he was taking a
customary late-night walk, Padrick claimed to have encountered a landed
UFO near his home at Manreso Beach (the Air Force report says La Selva
Beach), near Watsonville, 75 miles south of San Francisco.
He saw the shadowy outline of an unlit craft some 75 feet in diameter and
30 feet high 'like two real thick saucers inverted' approach him and come
to rest just above the ground. He panicked, began to run, then heard a
voice coming from the craft: 'Do not be frightened, we are not hostile,' it said.
Padrick ran further. The voice repeated the phrase, then added:
'We mean you no harm,' and invited him on board.
As he cautiously approached the craft, a door opened and he went
inside, finding himself in a small compartment about 6 by 7 feet. Another
door slid open and he entered, to be met by a man.
'He was no different than me in basic appearance, had clean-cut features,
and wore a type of flying suit that covered the body fully,' said Padrick. On
board were another seven men, similar in appearance, and one woman,
described as extremely pretty. They were all about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet
9 inches tall.
By our own standards I would say they all looked between 20 and
25 years old, very young, pert, energetic and intelligent looking.
Their features were similar to ours. There was only one feature I
noticed that would differ from us greatly, and that was that their
faces came to a point, much more than ours. They had sharp
chins and noses. Their skin was somewhat of an 'Armenian'
colour. Their eyes were all very dark. . . there was nothing
unusual about them - their brightness, depth or luminescence.
All the men appeared to have very short auburn hair, but it
looked as though it had never been cut - it looked like a natural
growth. The lady had long hair and it was pushed down inside her
clothing. . . Their fingers were a little longer than mine. The
hands were very clean - the fingernails looked as if somebody had
just given them a manicure.
All of them were wearing two-piece suits - slip-on type - light
bluish-white in colour. They had no buttons or zippers that I
could see. The bottom section actually included the shoes - it
looked like boots which continued on up to the waistline, without
any break around the ankles, just like a child's snow-suit. . .
There was a large band in the middle, and large cuffs, and a large
collar that came down with a 'V' neck. The collar had a very pretty
design on it. . . and the neck piece - right around the neck - had
a braid of some kind on it. . They had soles and heels. . . I
could hear them wallcing on the rubbery-like floor.
The first man Padrick saw acted as spokesman, explaining that he was
the only one on board who spoke English.
He had no accent whatsoever. It was just as plain and just as
perfectly-spoken English as anyone had ever spoken on this Earth.
I believe they can adapt themselves to whatever condition they are
Every question I asked him, he would pause for about 25 or 30
seconds before he would answer, regardless of how minor it was.
Perhaps he was getting instructions mentally- in what response to
give. I think if the crew communicated with each other, it was
through mental telepathy, because I could see nothing that would
indicate communication otherwise.
Inside the Craft
Each of the rooms that was occupied had instrument panels on the walls,
with the crew members concentrating on the instruments. 'They merely
glanced around at me when I entered their room, then turned back to
their work, as if they were unconcerned,' said Padrick.
Some rooms had four or five instruments, others had 10 or 20,
but they were of a similar type in each room. They were nothing
like ours. I didn't get close to any of the walls that had the
movable instruments on them, because when I started to advance
in the first room he held out his hand for me not to advance and I
didn't, either. He didn't say why and I didn't ask. I saw markings
on some of the instruments; something like a tape moving along,
with little tiny dots and dashes on it - like our teletype tapes,
except they were going from left to right. . . I wouldn't classify it
as a code, like our CW [continuous wave]. There were no screens,
such as our oscilloscopes. They had meters, but I could not see
dials on them. He said they lit up only when in use.
Padrick was shown an oblong lens, which he took to be part of a
viewing system, with a magnified three-dimensional effect. On it he saw
an object which he was told was a 'navigation craft' that looked like a
This was 2.45 or 3.00 in the morning, and the object was in
sunlight, so it had to be pretty far out - I imagine 1,000 miles out,
or better. I didn't see any markings or portholes in it. . . he told
me that the power source [of the craft he was in] was transferred
to them from the other craft, and that it did all the navigation and
manipulation through space.
He told me they don't measure time and distance as we know
it but rather in terms of light. When I asked him how fast the
travelled through space, he answered that their speed was limited
only by the speed at which they could transfer their enery source.
Outside the Craft
After a while the spaceman told Padrick that they had travelled some
distance and were now parked in a deserted area, which on subsequent
investigation turned out to be near Leggett, California, 175 miles north-
west of Watsonville.
After we had landed on the hillside, he told me to step out so that
I could come back to the place later - to know this was real and
not dreamed. I stepped out alone and walked around the outside
of the ship.
I felt the hull. It seemed very hard but not metallic: I never felt
anything like it before. The closest thing to it I ever felt on this
Earth would be a windshield - plexiglass. It had a very fine finish,
a highly polished finish. He didn't tell me that touching this craft
would do me harm, and I had no bad effects from it - none
whatever. I was outside for not more than three minutes. I got
down and looked at the legs it was on and I tried to find markings
on it: I didn't find a mark on it anyplace.
Origin and Purpose
Padrick asked where the craft and its people came from, and received a
somewhat cryptic reply. 'He told me they were from a planet in back of a
planet which we observe - but we do not observe them. He did not say we
couldn't observe them - he merely said we didn't observe them. . . I think
their planet is in our solar system.'
Padrick was shown a photo of a city on the visitors' planet:
Every building in that picture was rounded off; half moon shaped.
I saw windows in the buildings. I cannot say the picture looked
like anything I had ever seen before, because the buildings were
spaced differently - offset from each other. It looked like they put
one about 50 feet from another and the next one 15O feet. There
appeared to be roads in the distance and there was foliage in the
foreground - trees and bush too.
The spaceman described his Utopian society to Padrick: 'As you know
it, we have no sickness, we have no crimes, we have no police force. We have
no schools - our young are taught at an early age to do a job, which they do
very well. Because of our long life expectancy we have a very striet birth
control. We have no money. We live as one.'
Padrick asked what the purpose of the visit was. The man replied:
'Observation only.' Padrick explained:
I don't think it meant for them to observe us, I think it was for me
to observe them. . because he did not ask me at any time my
name, my age, how many teeth I had, how many members of my
family: he didn't ask me one thing about myself, and this leads me
to believe that they know about us already, and he came for us to
observe them. . They did say they would come for further
observations. . .I think they are observing people, mostly. There
was no mention of earthquakes, fault-lines, or of anything
government-wise, or political-wise, or anything that would affect
our future [except that] they gave me the impression that they will
pick up more people in future.
A Spiritual Experience
Sid Padrick was taken into what was referred to by the visitors as a
'consultation room'. The colour effect in this room defied description.
`Would you like to pay your respects to the Supreme Deity?' he was asked.
When he said that I almost fainted. I didn't even know how to
accept it. I said to him, 'We have one, but we call it God. Are we
talking about the same thing?' He replied, 'There is only one.'. . .
So I knelt and did my usual prayer. . . Until that night I had never
felt the presence of the Supreme Being - but I did feel Him that night.
It's obvious that they are on a very high scientific level, but their
relation with the Supreme Being means a lot more to them than
their technical and scientific· ability and knowledge. I would say
that their religion and their science are all in one.
Padrick was taken back to where he had been picked up two hours
earlier, then stepped out of the craft and walked home.
The Air Force Investigation
Sid Padrick reported his experience to the Air Force, and was grilled for
three hours by a team headed by Major Damon B. Reeder from Hamilton
Air Force Base (Headquarters, Western Air Defense Force, near
. . . they tried to frighten me. They said, 'Mr Padrick, you are a
real lucky person. . . these craft that come down here are real
hostile, and you had no business even approaching them. I
disagreed with them, because when this craft came down, they did
not want to frighten me. . . they did not tell me to go aboard their
craft, they invited me aboard.
The Air Force investigators allegedly told Padrick that there had been
two instances where hostility had been involved: one the Mantell case, and
the other an incident when an aircraft completely vanished from a radar
screen (in fact there have been more such incidents, as we have learned).
Padrick claimed the Air Force informed him that there was more than one
group of UFOs visiting Earth, and that there were friendly as well as hostile
craft, from more than one source.
There were certain details they [the Air Force] asked me not to
talk about publicly, but I think in telling it that everything should
be disclosed. I can see no reason for anything being held back.
They didn't want me to say that the space people had no money.
They didn't want me to disclose the type and shape of the craft
because that would indicate that the Air Force is not doing its
duty. I told them I could see no reason for that, either. . . They
didn't want me to divulge their means of communication and
where they got their power from. Also, the man's name - they told
me I should never repeat that because it didn't mean anything.
The spaceman had said: 'You may call me Xeno.' He didn't say it
was his name. [Xeno means 'stranger' or 'foreigner' in
Greek. ] 39,40,41
The official Air Force report, signed by Major Reeder (base operations
officer, Hamilton AFB) and forwarded to the Foreign Technology Division
at Wright-Patterson AFB, includes further details of Padrick's alleged
conversation with the spaceman, from which I cite the following:
( 1 ) Q. How did you evade our radar? A. The hull of our space craft
absorbs energy and will not allow a reflection or harmful
(4) Q. Are you human? A. Yes, we are human, but not your
(13) Q. How did you pick me for this experience? A. We did not
pick you. It was your choice. You are the first person ever to come
aboard this ship. We have invited many before but they were
(14) Q. If I were a scientist could I have learned more? A. No. . .
Major Reeder reported that Padrick 'appears to be of above average
intelligence with an excellent vocabulary and command of the English
language. He is a glib talker. . . It is my opinion that this is not a valid
UFO contact but rather an attempt on Mr Padrick's part to get the Air
Force involved in order to lend his story some authenticity and
I disagree. Although I never met the Iate Sid Padrick (he disappeared
from the scene in the late 1960s, having become tired of being harassed), I
have listened to every inflection of his voice in the recorded interview on
which this account is based, and he comes across as truthful. Under a
barrage of cross-questioning by civilian investigators at the time, his
answers were always clear, precise and without guile, and he was always
quick to appreciate the humorous aspects of the incredible situation in
which he found himself:
Timothy Good addressing the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Toronto, October 1997
Photo: Captain Mihail Murgoci
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