Above is the trailer for a new film called Battle: Los Angeles, in which advanced extraterrestrials invade Earth (hey, now that’s a new concept). The imagery evokes memories of Independence Day, Signs, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and a host of other “evil aliens invade Earth and get their butts whipped by the U.S. Military” flicks. This one is, however, a little unique, since the film may have been inspired by true events.

Scholars of World War II era battles and, more appropriately in this case, what history remembers as being the result of wartime “panics” may

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Micah Hanks

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Micah Hanks is a writer, researcher, and podcaster. His interests include areas of history, science, archaeology, philosophy, and the study of anomalous phenomena in nature. He can be reached at info@micahhanks.com.

One Reply to “New Film Based on Historic “Battle of Los Angeles””

  1. Frankly, the only relation between this flick and the 1942 event seems to be the choice of location

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