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Einstein’s Letter To Roosevelt

August 25, 2011 by  

On Aug. 2, 1939, Albert Einstein penned a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt informing him that, according to a manuscript provided him by two scientists, the ability to use the element uranium as a new source of energy would soon be available. Einstein encouraged the President to remain abreast of the development.

Einstein’s letter also proposed that the energy produced could be used as a weapon, writing, “…that extremely powerful bombs of a new type may thus be constructed.” He suggested the bombs could be carried by boat into a port and used to destroy the port and some of the surrounding territory, but that the bombs may prove to be too heavy to be delivered by airplane.

A little more than six years later, on Aug. 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb, dubbed “Little Boy,” was dropped over the center of Hiroshima by the American B-29 bomber Enola Gay. The bomb detonated about 2,000 feet above ground and killed an estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people, including at least 11 American prisoners of war. Tens of thousands died of their injuries and/or radiation poisoning in the months and years that followed. According to some estimates, about 90 percent of the city’s buildings were either damaged or completely destroyed.

Three days later a second atomic bomb, named “Fat Man,” was dropped from the B-29 Bock’s Car on Japan. Originally destined for the city of Kokura, poor visibility forced the plane to its secondary target, Nagasaki. When it detonated about 1,600 feet above the city, about 70,000 people were killed, including about 100 prisoners of war. Another 75,000 were injured.

On Aug. 14, 1945, delegates of Japanese Emperor Hirohito accepted Allied surrender terms and World War II ended.

Bob Livingston

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  • Ginnisickel

    Would be interesting to learn who the two scientist were providing the manuscript.

    • EltonJ

      Probably Oppenheimer and Fermi. Both of those were on the Manhattan Project.

      • Rufus

        The person that wrote the letter and had Einstein signed was Leo Szilard.

  • johnnywoo

    It,s a shame that 110 American soldier,s had to die between those,s 2 bombing,s,but then again,we saved 250.000 soldier,s from dying when we would storm the beache,s of Japan!

  • A Chanz

    No war is decent; killing is a sin with 7 times 7 folds karma. However, if the killing is done in an artistically, enjoyable fashion then 70 times 70 folds karma will definitely follow.
    The Imperial Japanese Army invaded Nanking, China in 1937 killing innocent people from village to village, town after town in the cruelest and indecent ways imaginable and 20,000–80,000 women were raped. Some of their killing methods were throwing babies up in the air and catch them with their swords. Women were tied down on the ground and filled up with water through their mouths till they are bloated like balloons then they would step on their stomachs to empty the water; hence, they did this till they die. The Japanese soldiers’ laughter and cheering were heard throughout the killings!
    According to one Japanese journalist embedded with Imperial forces at the time, “The reason that the [10th Army] is advancing to Nanking quite rapidly is due to the tacit consent among the officers and men that they could loot and rape as they wish. Perhaps the most notorious atrocity was a “contest” between two Japanese Army officers over which of them could first kill 100 people with his sword. The two officers were later executed on war crimes charges. The issue first emerged from a series of wartime Japanese-language newspaper articles, which celebrated the “heroic” killing of Chinese by two Japanese officers. Since that time, the historicity of the event has been hotly contested, often by Japanese nationalists or revisionist historians seeking to invalidate the historiography of the Nanjing Massacre.

  • A Chanz

    What do you think these Imperial Japanese Army will do to our blue eye blonde hair women if they should succeed in capturing America? Even after the war, American women were kidnapped and brought to the red light district of Tokyo. You ask how? the answer is the runaway teens at local Greyhound bus stations. This sex slavery spread to the middle east as well. This message is for the irresponsible parents and government’s failure to educate and protect The People!

    • Whats His Face

      Japan, or any other country for that matter, will ever invade our shores as long as we maintain our second amendment of keeping our arms. Japan could have invaded the US after Pearl Harbor but Japanese officials were asked why they didn’t after the war and the answer was that too many homes were armed and they know we wouldn’t have stood still and watch the US taken over.
      This is one reason that so many other countries are after the US to have gun control. As long as we have guns the other countries have no way to invade us.

      • Beatrix

        Einstein, of course, had nothing to do with the bomb any more than Edison, who discovered electricity had anything to do with building the electric chair. Einstein’s scientific discovery enabled experts to build the bomb, but Einstein was against using it because he had some idea of its power. I don’t think the rest of us did. But the posters who say that even more people would have died, including many more Americans if the bomb hadn’t been used are correct.

  • A Chanz

    No countries intended to invade the US. Core to the problem is that the politicians and their partner, “Cartel” have already hijacked America for 98 years! and now US is used up she is disposable.
    The general public can only blame themselves for being so spoiled and lazy.
    Remember that congress was hired to do the job that every citizen should have done themself; but no, everyone is too busy with their work, business, vacation, toys and parties and etc… Well, now is too late and the road is coming to an end. America the beautiful is no longer!

  • A Chanz

    Remember that any country who refuses to cooperate with the Global Elites, (who are the creators of Federal Reserve System which branched out the IMF, World Bank and the IRS)is branded with “Axis of Evil” and the politicians brain-washes the public to hate that country. CIA has setup so many synthetic terrorism in order to invade untamed countries/dictators.
    Billions of dollars have been given to cooperative allies to control their people in order to be able to help coordinate the “creature’s” one-world-order scheme.
    By the way, what I have said here is no secret to those who are on the same path as I. One accurate literature on the subject is Ed Griffin’s “Creature from Jekyll Island” a must read.

    • s c

      So, what is the name of the path you’re ‘on,’ A C? If you’re a reader, take the time to read an older book tiled Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace, and learn why the intentional cover-up of FDR’s true role in WWII makes WWIII inevitable.
      Did you know that HST did not know about the details of the Manhattan Project? After FDR’s death, probably acting on the ‘advice’ of the same people who “guided” FDR, HST went ahead and had Japan bombed twice with atomic weapons. True, this saved many American lives, but the real reason HST
      approved of the use of these weapons was to humiliate and punish Japan. The Japanese, by the way, were trying to communicate with Washington to surrender.
      Good luck with your reading. I have no idea which path you seek, but if you know that what we see in politics is scripted by America’s real rulers (not America’s elected false ‘elite’), then you have begun your ‘journey.’

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