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X-FILE No. B077
REGARDING THE "HENNESSEY LETTER"
BRITISH REQUEST FOR INFO SENT TO OTTAWA
DATE: Thursday, January 23, 1964
REF: Micro-Film Reel T-3291, Department of National Defence,
Intelligence Sighting of Unknown Objects, Record Group 24 Vol 17984 HQC-940-5 Part 2
British UFO investigator Julian Hennessey writes a letter to RCAF requesting information about UFOs. Flight Lieutenant Gammie of the Canadian Joint Staff in London, England forwards the request to his superiors at Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.

Hennessey was Chairman of the European Sub-Committee for NICAP and a member of LUFORO, which later became BUFORA, and a member of the "Fleet Street UFO Study Group". He's worked with noted ufologists J. Allen Hynek (CUFOS), Don Berliner, Sir Eric Bullus and Sir John Langford-Holt.

Official Thanks to Joe McGonagle of Ufology-UK for information on Hennessey.
 
    
    			DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
    			     CANADIAN JOINT STAFF
    
    
                                               Grosvenor Square
                                               London [W1]
                                               England
    
                                               23 Jan 64
    
    
    Chief of the Air Staff
    Air Force Headquarters
    Department of National Defence
    Ottawa 4 Ontario
    
    Request for Information
    Investigation of Unidentified Flying Objects
    --------------------------------------------
    
    
    1	The attached letter from Mr. J.A. Hennessey, seeking
    information about the address of a Canadian project invest-
    igating UFOs and asking for an official statement regarding the
    views and policy of the Canadian Government about UFOs is passed
    along for your handling because we do not seem to have the in-
    formation. Mr. Hennessey has been advised that his letter has
    been sent to you
    
    
                                               -signed-
                                            (WC Gammie) F/L
                                              PRO - CJS(L)
    Att.
    

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