The Battle of LA: False Alarm or UFO Incident?

The Battle of LA: False Alarm or UFO Incident?
1,400 rounds of ammunition were fired over a 2-hour period at suspected Japanese crafts.

US air defenses, at high alert over the prospect of a Japanese invasion, fired over 1400 rounds into the night sky around Los Angeles in February 1942 after observing radar and visual sightings of unidentified craft. Inconsistencies among official DOD narratives have combined with witness observations and an iconic photograph to fuel interest about the event among UFO enthusiasts ever since.

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