"...it is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but 'Area 51' has captivated imaginations for decades.
"Myths and hypotheses about Area 51 have long abounded, thanks to the intense secrecy enveloping it. Some claim it is home to aliens, underground tunnel systems, and nuclear facilities. Others believe that the lunar landing itself was filmed there. The prevalence of these rumors stems from the fact that no credible insider has ever divulged the truth about his time inside the base. Until now..."
Apparently Jacobsen had access to nineteen men who served at the base, in addition to fifty-five military/intelligence personnel, scientists, pilots and engineers linked to the base.