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Gulf Breeze Sightings

A series of UFO sightings in Gulf Breeze, Florida that have taken place since 1987, but the most concentrated period of sightings was between November 1987 and May 1988 and were centred around Ed and Frances Walters. The Walters took a total of forty photos with various cameras over that period and all of them were evaluated by various scientists and were proved that they were not faked.

articles & documents

An Introduction to the Gulf Breeze Sightings as Reported and Photographed by Ed Walters

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Brief introduction to Ed Walters and the Gulf Breeze sightings. R

CUFOS' Position on the Gulf Breeze Case

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CUFOS considers Gulf Breeze a potentially significant UFO case, but one that remains unproven, and it is essential that research into every aspect of both photographs and testimony, continue. Important questions are yet unanswered, and necessary avenues of inquiry yet unpursued.  R

Ed Walters, The Model, and Tommy Smith

Art Hufford, MUFON Journal - Jan. 93, #297

On June 10, 1990, the Pensacola News Journal ran a story announcing that a UFO model had been found in the attic of Ed Walters' former residence. One week later, the newspaper announced that a Gulf Breeze teenager, later identified as Tommy Smith, had helped Walters hoax the UFO photos. On June 19, Charles Flannigan, MUFON State Director for Florida, announced MUFON was reopening the Walters' case to investigate these new allegations.  R

The Gulf Breeze, Florida UFOs

UFO Casebook - B. J. Booth

Of the many accounts of UFO sightings, photographs, and videos, the sensational reports that originated in Gulf Breeze, Florida are some of the most controversial. Gulf Breeze was a small city of approximately 6,000 at the time of the wave of sightings that began in the winter of 1987. News of UFO photos par excellence spread rapidly and far.

websites & organizations

Book: The Gulf Breeze Sightings, by Ed and Frances Walters


Information for purchasing the book from Amazon.com. This is the main book written by Ed Walters on his UFO experiences and the Gulf Breeze sightings.

Documents on Gulf Breeze

Skiesare UFO Page

Extensive, in-depth collection of articles on the controversy surrounding the Ed Walters and Gulf Breeze sightings and photographs.

Gulf Breeze Pictures

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These are some of pictures taken by Ed Walters of UFOs over Gulf Breeze, and published in his book "The Gulf Breeze Sightings" (ISBN 0-380-70870-1). Pictures with a red border can be clicked upon to open a larger version of that picture. Some of the pictures are marked by wide vertical bands and white spots, these are caused by the old Polaroid camera that Ed used. All the pictures here have been "light blasted" to bring out the details that could not be seen in the original dark polaroids.