PRIOR TO WWII, THE SHINKOLOBWE MINE IN THE BRITISH BELGIAN CONGO CONTAINED 80% OF
THE WORLD'S SUPPLY OF URANIUM. BEGINNING IN 1934, THE UNION MINIÈRE BEGAN SHIPPING
VAST QUANTITIES OF URANIUM ORE TO NAZI GERMANY. BY 1937, HITLER HAD ENOUGH ORE
FOR A NUCLEAR ARSENAL SO THE MINE WAS CLOSED AND FLOODED. IN SEPT. 1944,
GENERAL GROVES PAID THE UNION MINIÈRE $37.5 MILLION TO REOPEN
THE MINE FOR THE MANHATTAN PROJECT ATOMIC BOMBS!!

This explosive expose will make all precious histories of the Bomb obsolete . . . or gone with the wind!

Panoramic view of the Shinkolobwe
uranium mine.
 

Beginning in 1934, uranium from Katanga was shipped via rail to the Congo port of Matadi, and then loaded on ships bound for Antwerp.

From Antwerp, the uranium was shipped via rail to Nazi Germany.

Union Minière du Haut Katanga was in charge of the operation.

 

 
Interior view of the Shinkolobwe
uranium mine.

Congolese slaves did most of the backbreaking and dangerous work of loading the uranium on trains and ships.

The Congo uranium was the purest in the world . . . but also the deadliest due to radiation. A huge amount of leftovers or tailings remained after the Nazis had taken thousands of tons of ore. No special consideration was given to the thousands of African slaves who loaded the uranium on the trains and ships.


King Albert I (1875 1934).
King from 1909 to 1934.
 

King Albert I was the human face of an inhuman dynasty.

During WWI, he was lukewarm in his support for the Kaiser, and that did not endear him to his Bavarian queen.

In 1933, both couple escaped death when the plane they were supposed to be on crashed over Italy!

In February 1934, King Albert was killed in a "mountaineering accident."

 

Queen Elizabeth of Belgium
(18761965).

An automobile accident or plane crash is a very convenient way to get rid of troublesome or uncooperative people:

The King and Queen spent several weeks in the Middle East and at the end of the tour they flew home. For some reason or other they decided to take a later plane than the one they had originally been scheduled to travel. As they flew over southern Italy the following morning, they saw, scattered far below them in the snow, the wreckage of the plane on which they should have made their flight. (Aronson, Defiant Dynasty: The Coburgs of Belgium, p. 223).

To be heir to the British Belgian throne was as hazardous to your health as sitting on the throne of "Saint Peter."


King Leopold III (1901–1935).
King from 1934 to 1935.
 

King Albert was succeeded by his son, Leopold III.

Leopold was married to Astrid of Sweden and the couple had 3 children: Josephine-Charlotte, Baudouin, and Albert, Jr.

In 1935, King Leopold III and his wife Astrid were killed in a "car accident."

The king was replaced by a doppelgänger or double!!

 

Queen Astrid of Belgium
(1905–1935).

Here is a brief quote from a British author about the fatal "car accident" that killed Astrid . . . and her husband:

In the summer of 1935, Queen Astrid was killed while motoring with the King in Switzerland. Returning from a climbing holiday in the Dolomites, they had paused for a few days at their villa at Lake Lucerne. On the morning of August 29, they set out on another climbing expedition in two cars. Leopold driving the first, with his wife at his side and the chauffeur in the rear seat. The Queen diverted her husband's attention by asking him a question about the map she was studying, and in that split second the wheel jumped the kerb. The King lost control. Below the read was a meadow with pear trees, leading down to a lake, one of the trees was close to the kerb and the King's last memory was of the tree looming in front of him. They were both hurled out of the car. Leopold recovered consciousness to find his head cradled in the lap of an unknown woman who helped him to where Astrid was lying. He heard the doctor who was taking her pulse say 'She is dead.' For a moment he was incredulous, then he saw that his wife was wounded as his father had been. Her head was cruelly gashed. He himself had been run over, and he had broken several ribs. Covered with blood, he was assisted by the doctor and he noticed a photographer point a camera at him and an angry bystander knocked it out of the man's hand. (Keyes, Outrageous Fortune, p. 36).

That doctor was on hand to make sure that both of them were dead!

Gustav Oldendorff walking in
the funeral procession!!
 

The funeral service was held only 5 days after the "car accident."

Amazingly, the king walked 4 miles (6.4 km) unassisted in the funeral procession.

Gustav Oldenforff feigned an injured arm, and he added a few scratches on his head to make the "car accident" look more authentic.

The Stalin double also faked an injured arm!!

 

 

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Gustav Oldenforff (d. 1983) was the Leopold III double.

There is a photograph of King Leopold and Gustav Oldendorff together, but it is locked away in the MI666 archives in London.

Amazingly, rumors were rife that the real Leopold was killed in the "car accident" and that Hitler had replaced him with a doppelgänger:

One ingenious illustrated paper stated, with photographic support, that when Astrid died in 1935 her husband perished with her and had been replaced by a likeness called Gustav Oldendorff. This plan was worked by Hitler himself, and has been applied to other Kings, Generals and statesmen. (Keyes, Outrageous Fortune, p. 388).

That double cross was not the work of Hitler . . . but his cousin Winston Churchill—who was "nuts" about doubles! Staging a "car accident" like that today would have to done in a tunnel because everybody has a camera!

Paul Henri Spaak (1899–1972).
Prime Minister from '38 to '39.
 

Paul Henri Spaak was minister for Transports, Posts and Telegraph at the time of the death of the king, and he arranged a smooth transition to power for the actor/double.

Léon Degrelle was the founder of the ultra-Catholic Rexist Party, and the leader of the "Church Militant" in Belgium.

Incredibly, Léon Degrelle was the half-brother of Führer Adolf Hitler.

His real father was Nazi ideologue Houston Stewart Chamberlain.

 
Rexist Léon Degrelle
(19061994).

Degrelle shared the same father . . . but a different mother . . . who has yet to be unmasked!

Nothing made the Belgians more excited than to know that the Führer's half-brother was one of them....That was why they welcomed the Nazis so enthusiastically in May 1940.


Hitler patting his half-brother on the
head in Belgium, May 1940.
 

Nazi ideologue Houston Stewart Chamberlain was the real father of the Führer, and Klara Victoria-Coberg was his real mother!

Chamberlain was also the father of baby Léon, who was planted with the Degrelle family in the Belgian province of Luxembourg.

Hitler was a dunce and never wrote anything, but Degrelle was a prolific racist writer and a virtual Russophobe like his father.

 

 

Hitler greeting his half-brother at the
"Wolf's Lair" in East Prussia.

Degrelle fought ferociously on the Eastern Front because he was fighting for the survival of his half-brother's Third Reich!

After the war, Degrelle escaped to Spain, and was given sanctuary by Generalissimo Francisco Franco.... By that time his half-brother was safely ensconced in Argentina.

Attempts to extradite him back to Belgium as a war criminate failed, and he remained an unrepentant Nazi until he went to "Purgatory" in 1994.

The Union Minière du Haut-Katange was an Anglo-Belgian mining company which had a monopoly on the vast mineral wealth of the Congo. From 1934 to 1937, vast amounts of uranium was shipped through the port of Antwerp, and then via train to Nazi Germany.


Edgar Sengier (18791963).
 

Mining engineer Edgar Sengier was managing director of Union Minière.

When the ore reached Germany it was handed over to the Kingdom of Krupp for "safekeeping."

That private corporation was the logical choice to develop the atomic bomb because the company manufactured the deadly Vickers-Maxim-Krupp machine guns which killed millions of soldiers.

 

 

Gustav von Bohlen und Halbach
(18701950).

Chemical colossus I.G. Farben also played a major role in developing the Führer's nuclear arsenal.

In August 1939, Dr. Leo Szilard asked Einstein to write a letter to President Roosevelt, warning him about the dangers of Nazi Germany acquiring nuclear weapons.

Dr. Leo Szilard
(1898
1964).
 

Einstein the dunce was clueless about the massive power released by splitting atoms.

Roosevelt gave the letter to his aide, Brigadier General Edwin Watson, who promptly put it in File 13.

 

Dr. Szilard explaining nuclear fusion
to Einstein, August 1939.

The uncivil Civil War did not end in April 1865. It was just an armistice or temporary truce. On September 1, 1939, Lord Halifax and Winston Churchill appointed General George C. Marshall as U.S. Army Chief of Staff.


General George Cunning Marshall
(18801959).
 

Marshall was a rabid Confederate and a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) the Confederate counterpart of West Point.

In July 1940, Marshall ordered General Groves to build the Pentagon.

In August 1942, Marshall placed Groves in charge of the Manhattan Project atomic bomb program.

Hitler would never have started the war in the first place if he knew that the "Devil Dogs" were coming!!

 

 
General Leslie R. "Dick" Groves
(1896–1970).

By that time Marshall was not sure that Nazi Germany would defeat Russia, so that was the reason why he gave the green light to Groves to develop the Bomb.

Groves was a graduate of the West Point Military Academy. Even though it was a "war" college, recognizing spies and secessionists was not part of the curriculum!

Sengier moved to Manhattan after the invasion of Belgium and sold uranium to Groves

Before Sengier moved to New York he "providentially" arranged for the shipment of 1,200 tons of Shinkolobve uranium to New York:

Towards the end of 1940, 1,200 tons of the stockpiled uranium ore at Shinkolobwe—of approximately 70 per cent uranium oxide—were shipped to New York. A commercial arm of Union Minière was specially set up in New York to arrange for the transport of the ore. This was the African Metals Corporation, also known as Afrimet, which became the sole agent for the sale of Union Minière products in the US. During September and October 1940, the ore was shipped from the Congo and was stored on arrival on Staten Island in New York. (Williams, Spies in the Congo, p. 3).

For about 2 years the uranium was stored in a warehouse and nobody knew what it really was.


The location on Staten Island whe
re the
uranium was stored remains a
radioactive residential district.
 

Finally, Groves sent his second-in-command, General Kenneth NIchols, to purchase the uranium.

The budget for the top secret Manhattan Project was limitless and Sengier did not donate the uranium to General Groves.

He also knew that the Nazis scientists working on the Bomb expected to be well paid.

 

General Kenneth Nichols
(19072000).

General Kenneth Nichols was second-in-command of the Manhattan Project:

The ore stored on Staten Island was transferred immediately to the Corps of Engineers. Arrangements were also made to ship to the US the stock of ore remaining in the Congo: 950 further tons of approximately 70 per cent ore; and about 160 tons of 20 per cent ore. To make this possible, Union Minière ran three round-the-clock shifts at Shinkolobwe, where the miners worked in the open pit under searchlights. (Williams, Spies in the Congo, pp-5-6).

General Nicholas was also sent to Shinkolobwe, and he saw the vast amounts of uranium ore that was stockpiled or left over after the mine was closed:

The mine was a huge, open gash about a half-mile square, with terraced sides that went down about 225 feet. It had been closed in 1937, fell into disrepair and became flooded. However, a large stock of mined uranium ore was still piled up there. (Williams, Spies in the Congo, p. 2).

Even a blind man could see that the mine was missing tons of ore. "Military brass" are discouraged (no promotions) from thinking for themselves . . . or asking probing questions!

Groves was "concerned" that Nazis agents in the Congo would steal some of the uranium and ship it to Nazi Germany!

OSS head "Wild Bill" Donovan
(1883
1949).
 

Groves ordered OSS (Oh! So Stupid) head "Wild Bill" Donovan to send undercover agents to the Congo in order to prevent the shipment of uranium ore to Nazi Germany.

The covert name for uranium was DIAMONDS, so their overt mission was to prevent DIAMOND SMUGGLING in the Congo!

Wilbur "Dock" Hogue was head of Station Congo, with HQ in Léopoldville.

 
Wilbur "Dock" Hogue
(1909
1952).

In all about 50 "secret agents" were assigned to that life and death mission!

In November 1942, under the code name Operation Torch, the newly created Pentagon did invade North Africa, but the generals had no plans to seize the strategic Shinkolobwe uranium mine.

General Groves paid Union Minèire $37.5 million to reopen the Sinkolobewe mine!

General Groves could have sent the army to seize the mine, but he preferred to pay Union Minière the fabulous sum of 37.5 million dollars to reopen the mine:

The Belgium agreement became effective in late September, 1944, with an exchange of letters among Belgium Foreign Minister Paul Henri Spaak, Sir John Anderson and Ambassador Winant.
With the signing of the of the purchase agreement with the Union Minière the American trustees were confronted with a serious problem. The contract was for so long a term that appropriated funds could not be counted on from the War Department sources. The Constitution would prevent it.
Our dilemma was solved by arranging for me to be paid by the United States $37,500,000, a sum sufficient to cover that expected obligations. I then deposited that money in a personal account at the U.S. Treasury. From this I made withdrawals as necessary and deposited the money with the Bankers Trust Company of New York. (Groves, Now It Can Be Told, pp. 176-177).

Allowing for inflation, $37.5 million would be about 550 million dollars today. A fabulous sum to speed up the Nazi nuclear program.

General Groves couldn't care less about the Constitution. If he was living during the 19th century he would have been a Confederate general fighing against the New Jerusalem.

Uranium for the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs came from the Congo!!

Incredibly, the uranium for the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombs came from the Shinkolobwe uranium mine in Katanga.


The uranium bomb was called "Little Boy."
 

The bomb dropped on Hiroshima was the straightforward, uncomplicated uranium bomb.

That bomb was tested at Port Chicago on July 17, 1944.

The uranium for the bomb came from the tailings or leftovers from the Shinkolobwe mine.

 
Devastation of Hiroshima after
the bomb was dropped!

The scientists discovered that plutonium would not work with the uranium type bomb because it required a highly complicated trigger mechanism. General Groves built a huge plutonium processing plant in Hanford, Washington state.


The implosion type nuclear bomb
was called "Fat Man."
 

The plutonium and the trigger mechanism for "Fat Man" was delivered via U-boat from Nazi Germany.

The bomb was tested on July 16, 1945, in the New Mexican desert.

The wicked have a perverse sense of humor as the second test of a nuclear bomb was codenamed "Trinity."

 
Destruction of Nagasaki from the
plutonium bomb.

The bomb was more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb, but casualties were fewer, because the city was protected by surrounding hills.

General Groves awarded Edgar Sengier a Presidential Medal of Merit!!

"Dinosaur" Henry L. Stimson, along with General George C. Marshall, conspired to prolong the war by denying gasoline to General Patton. That was done in order to give the Nazis more time to develop their "wonder weapon."


The dinosaur awarding a medal to General Groves, Sept. 4, 1945.
 

"Secretary of War" Stimson awarded a Distinguished Service Medal to General Groves.

That medal was an award for giving the $37.5 million to Union Minière.

At a very private ceremony, Groves gave Sengier the Presidential Medal of Merit for supplying the Nazis with unlimited quantities of uranium.

 

In 1946, Sengier was awarded a medal by General
Groves for supplying the Nazis with uranium!

Groves went on to enjoy a long and prosperous career after the war. Only the Day of Judgment will reveal the vital role he played in the development of the Nazi atomic bomb.

Russia captured most of the Nazi nuclear scientists and seized the Shinkolobwe uranium!!

Defeating the Third Reich cost the Russians about 10 million casualties. Just the threat of sending the Marines to Europe would have prevented the war in the first place.

The vast underground atomic bomb factory was 20 miles long.
The vast underground factory was constructed
to produce atomic bombs.

Near Prague, Czechoslovakia, a vast underground factory, code named "Richard," 20 miles long and 200ft. underground was cut out of a mountain.

I.G. Farben constructed a vast uranium isotope separation plant at Auschwitz in Poland.

Like the Oak Ridge plant in Tennessee, it consumed vast quantities of Tesla's AC.

 

Auschwitz isotope separation plant.

We don't know if the Nazis used nuclear weapons on the Eastern Front, but if they nuked Moscow they would have killed the Stalin double!!

General Groves erroneously estimated that it would be 1954, or later, before the Soviets acquired an atomic bomb:

But there was anecdotal evidence, at the very least, to suggest that the Soviets were not so very far behind the Americans. According to an entry in October 1945 in the diary of Hugh Dalton, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin told him that at a big reception at the Soviet Embassy, he heard Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, claim that the Soviets already had the bomb: he was in the outer hall with Molotov, Gusev [F. T. Gusev, Soviet Ambassador to Britain] and Madame G. Molotov was ‘drinking all his toasts as usual’ and, Bevin thought, had by now drunk rather much, even for him. Molotov then said, ‘Here’s to the Atom Bomb!’ And then he added, ‘We’ve got it.’ Gusev, at this point,’ Bevin told Dalton, ‘put his hand on Molotov’s shoulder and hurried him away.’ (Williams, Spies in the Congo, p. 232).

To the great dismay of General Groves, the Russians did test a plutonium bomb on August 29, 1949.

It was the brave Russian soldiers, and General's Patton's Third Army, that prevented the Nazis from snatching victory from the jaws of defeat by deploying their nuclear arsenal!

Their third failure was not unprecedented.... In September 1914, and again in June 1918, the Huns were just 30 miles from Paris, yet they failed both times because Pope Benedict XV was "praying" for them . . . and JEHOVAH of Hosts was fighting against them!


Vital links

   

References

Aronson, Theo. Defiant Dynasty: The Coburgs of Belgium. Bobbs-Merrill Company, New York, 1968. Institute for Historical Review. Newport Beach, CA., 1986.

Degrelle, Léon. The Eastern Front: Memoirs of a Waffen SS Volunteer, 194145. Institute for Historical Review, Newport Beach, CA., 1986. Kindle Edition.

Groves, Leslie. Now It Can Told: The Story of the Manhattan Project. Harper & Company, New York, 1962..

Keyes, Roger. Outrageous Fortune: The Tragedy of Leopold III of the Belgians 1901-1941. Secker & Warburg, London, U.K., 1984.

Williams, Susan. Spies in the Congo: America's Atomic Mission in WWII. Hurst & Company, London, 2016 & PublicAffairs, New York, 2016.


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