Stefano Breccia, who died in Italy several days ago, led an extraordinary life. Publicly, he taught at several European universities and worked as an electrical engineer in Italy. In his private life he kept a closely guarded secret until 2007 when he released a remarkable book. Contattismi di Massa (translated into English as Mass Contact in 2009) detailed the history of a mysterious group of human looking extraterrestrials that established underground bases in Italy and met with local residents between 1956 and 1978.
He privately investigated the Amicizia (Friendship) case over a period of several decades during which he got to meet and question many of the primary witnesses. The events in his book appear like episodes from Star Trek, but are well supported by documentary evidence, the independent investigations of Italy’s finest UFO researchers, and first hand witnesses of the events described.
Some of the witnesses were leading statesmen, scholars and high society figures from Italy and Europe. Breccia included a number of prefaces and statements by witnesses detailing the extensive number of people involved in the Friendship case. To commemorate Prof Brecciaâ€™s remarkable life and experiences, the Exopolitics Institute is pleased to release online his video presentation at the 2010 Earth Transformation Conference. At the conference, he explained how, according to the original witnesses described in Mass Contact, most of the extraterrestrial bases were destroyed in 1978, by a group of “synthetic” extraterrestrials.
Breccia described at some length the differing philosophies between these extraterrestrial groups that at times came into violent conflict. During his presentation in Hawaii, Breccia revealed that the human looking â€œFriendshipâ€ extraterrestrials did not however stop their contacts in 1978. The contacts have quietly continued up to the present, and even Breccia became involved in some of these. Breccia also presented his detailed analysis of a photoÂ showing one of the â€œFriendshipâ€ extraterrestrials who was approximately ten feet tall.Â
In terms of its overall impact, number of participants involved, and documentary evidence compiled, Mass Contact is the most astonishing case of human extraterrestrial contact in modern history. Prof Brecciaâ€™s dedication to UFO investigations, and knowledge of the Friendship case will be keenly missed.
By Michael E. Salla, Ph.D.