Author: John Greenewald

A parasite aircraft is a smaller, secondary aircraft that is designed to be carried and launched by a larger host aircraft, known as the mothership. This concept has been explored and utilized in various military and experimental aviation projects. The main purpose of a parasite aircraft is to extend the operational range, capabilities, and versatility of the host aircraft. Below, you will find related documents and programs. B-36 Peacemaker Parasite Aircraft System The B-36 Parasite Aircraft System was an innovative military aviation project developed during the Cold War era, involving the integration of smaller, secondary aircraft (parasites) with a larger…

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It comes as no surprise, as celebrities and gangsters were being watched — so were the politicians.  The following is a list of released records. Document Archive Abzug, Bella [980 Pages, 68MB] – Bella Savitzky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed “Battling Bella”, was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader in the women’s movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists such as Gloria Steinem, Shirley Chisholm, and Betty Friedan to found the National Women’s Political Caucus. She was known as a leading figure in what came to be known as eco-feminism. Acheson,…

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Background Welcome to the FBI Files on Historical Figures & Groups archive at The Black Vault. This comprehensive collection provides a unique lens into the lives and activities of various prominent individuals and groups that have played significant roles in shaping history. These files offer a rare glimpse into the FBI’s surveillance, investigation, and documentation of notable personalities and organizations, revealing the intricate ways they interacted with or were perceived by the U.S. government. From influential political leaders and activists to groundbreaking cultural figures, these documents span a wide spectrum of history and provide an invaluable resource for understanding the…

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Background Welcome to the FBI Files on Journalists and their Periodicals archive on The Black Vault. This unique collection offers an intriguing glimpse into the interactions and investigations conducted by the FBI involving prominent journalists and their respective newspapers and periodicals. Here, you will find an array of declassified documents that shed light on the complex relationship between the media and government intelligence during various periods in history. These files not only offer insights into the careers and personal lives of the journalists but also reflect the broader socio-political context in which they operated. As you explore this archive, you…

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Through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) originally filed in June 2021, The Black Vault has just obtained the official release of an email chain involving Luis Elizondo, the alleged former head of the Pentagon’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP), and Neill Tipton, a defense official who previously worked as the Director of Defense Intelligence, Collection and Special Programs. A portion of these emails was initially published by Popular Mechanics in 2020, then later seen as part of a Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General (IG) complaint submitted by Elizondo in 2021, then later published by the NY Post…

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