Seeing is believing. Or so the saying goes. As conspiracy theories have grown around the military training exercise known as “Jade Helm 15,” so have instances of visual “proof.” From footage of training drills to video of military vehicles being transported, the supposed visual documentation has added fuel to the theories that Jade Helm 15 is in fact a covert military operation to take over parts of the US and impose martial law.

(The military has defined this operation as an attempt to simulate overseas terrains and better equip personnel for international combat.) Below are five of the craziest instances in which theorists have offered “proof” of the impending military takeover. MORE