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Since the 1940s, military pilots have begun to observe special light balls during the Second World War in the sky, especially in the vicinity of aircraft. For these strange objects, the term foo fighters was used.
Sometimes it was just small balls or discs of a few centimeters in diameter that hit the wing of the aircraft, otherwise they were considerably larger objects that formed different formations. Where did these light balls come from and what are they?
Foo Fighters during World War II
A very prominent testimony of light gullies in the sky was given on August 12, 1942 by Sergeant Stephen Brickner on the island of Tulagi, located in the central part of Solomon Islands. At that time, the Allies fought against the Japanese, and when they heard the sound of the siren, an enemy raid was expected.