Wednesday, 7 May 2008


The above is from a series of just recently distributed photographs found by US serviceman Robert L. Capp in a cave outside Hiroshima in 1945. He gave them to the Hoover Institute in 1998 with the stipulation that they would not be reproduced until 2008. More here:

I'd like to add a conspiratorial note regarding this 'stipulation', seeing as the above might have provided a much-needed 'history lesson' during the period 2001-20??. Furthermore,

Truman (left) did not actually know *too* much about all this, as he had recently taken office in lieu of FDR's death. Truman's first briefing about the Project was in April of 1945, and pictured next adjacent is Henry L. Stimson (Secretary of War), briefing Truman two days after Hiroshima. Truman wrote in his diary a couple weeks prior:

July 25, 1945:

"We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world. It may be the fire destruction prophesied in the Euphrates Valley Era, after Noah and his fabulous Ark.

Anyway we "think" we have found the way to cause a disintegration of the atom. An experiment in the New Mexico desert was startling - to put it mildly. Thirteen pounds of the explosive caused the complete disintegration of a steel tower 60 feet high, created a crater 6 feet deep and 1,200 feet in diameter, knocked over a steel tower 1/2 mile away and knocked men down 10,000 yards away. The explosion was visible for more than 200 miles and audible for 40 miles and more.

This weapon is to be used against Japan between now and August 10th. I have told the Sec. of War, Mr. Stimson, to use it so that military objectives and soldiers and sailors are the target and not women and children. Even if the Japs are savages, ruthless, merciless and fanatic, we as the leader of the world for the common welfare cannot drop that terrible bomb on the old capital or the new.

He and I are in accord. The target will be a purely military one and we will issue a warning statement asking the Japs to surrender and save lives. I'm sure they will not do that, but we will have given them the chance. It is certainly a good thing for the world that Hitler's crowd or Stalin's did not discover this atomic bomb. It seems to be the most terrible thing ever discovered, but it can be made the most useful..."

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