SHADO - an acronym for Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organization - is located beneath a supposed film studio in the English countryside and run by Commander Straker, who poses as a film producer. When an Unidentified Flying Object attacks a plane in which Straker's deputy Colonel Freeman is travelling it is shot down and investigated. The body of an alien is found and discovered to have transplanted human body parts, seemingly from a trio who disappeared in nearby woods a decade earlier. It is part of the alien plan to take over the Earth to study and imitate humans. Written by
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According to the ribbons on Ed Straker's tunic he has been awarded the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Purple Heart (This should be between The Bronze Star and Air Medal), Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defence Service Medal, United States Korean War Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf and the United Nations Korean War Service Medal. See more
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