Title: Trinity: The Best-Kept Secret Author: Jacques Vallée and Paola Leopizzi Harris Publication Date: 2021 Genre: Non-fiction, UFOlogy, History
"Trinity: The Best-Kept Secret" by
Jacques Vallée and Paola Leopizzi Harris is a captivating and meticulously researched account of a lesser-known UFO incident that took place in 1945 near the small town of San Antonio, New Mexico. Vallée, a renowned UFO researcher, computer scientist, and author, collaborates with investigative journalist Harris to present an engaging and thorough investigation into an event that predates the infamous Roswell incident by two years.
The book delves deep into the story of two young witnesses, José Padilla and Reme Baca, who encountered a crashed UFO and its occupants on their family's property. Vallée and Harris present a compelling narrative, supported by a wealth of evidence collected through first-hand interviews, historical documents, and scientific analysis.
The authors approach the subject with a rigorous and open-minded methodology, avoiding the sensationalism often associated with UFOlogy. They exam
ine the physical evidence, such as the debris found at the crash site and the long-lasting effects on the local environment, as well as the social and political context in which the event took place.
"Trinity" also explores the potential implications of the incident for our understanding of technology, government secrecy, and the nature of reality itself. Vallée and Harris speculate on the origins of the craft, discuss the possible reasons for the secrecy surrounding the event, and ponder the implications of advanced technology in the hands of a select few.
One of the book's strengths is its focus on the human element of the story. The authors provide a vivid portrayal of the witnesses, José Padilla and Reme Baca, capturing the emotional impact and life-long consequences of their extraordinary encounter. The book sheds light on the challenges faced by those who come forward with such experiences, including the stigma, ridicule, and threats that often follow.
In summary, "Trinity: The Best-Kept Secret" by Jacques Vallée and Paola Leopizzi Harris is a fascinating and thought-provoking exploration of a lesser-known UFO incident that provides valuable insights into the complexities surrounding UFO encounters, government secrecy, and the search for truth. For those interested in the history of UFOlogy or seeking a fresh perspective on the subject, this book is a must-read.