October 10, 2012 marks the 1 year anniversary of the death and passing through the astral plane of Al Bielek, a conspiracy theory icon known for his contribution to the legends of the Philadephia Experiment and the Montauk Project. Bielek claimed he began recovering memories of his involvment in the secret U.S. government research programs after seeing the movie The Philadelphia Experiment in 1988. He went public in 1989, and cemented his legend in a classic interview with Art Bell on Coast to Coast AM in 1993.
While serving as a Navy engineer during WWII, Bielek claimed he witnessed the events of the legendary Philadelphia Experiment(s) of 1943, in which it is alleged the U.S.S. Eldridge, while docked in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, was rendered invisible during the initial experiment, then accidently teleported to Norfolk, Virginia in the follow-up experiment . According to legend, upon the vessel’s reappearances some sailors on the ship experienced strong psychological disturbances, while others were tragically embedded into the metal structures of the ship. … Read the rest