Major Jordan was the expediter for Lend-Lease shipments to the Soviet Union from 1942 to 1944. He became alarmed at the movement of documents, materials, and personnel between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and began a diary to record what he observed. This book is the result of his notes, experiences, and research.
The book documents that the United States gave the USSR:
- the atomic bomb – including uranium and the other materials and classified scientific documents needed, even a blueprint of the Manhattan Project
- military secrets, equipment, vehicles, aircraft, ships, weaponry, and training
- industrial secrets, processes, methods, and blueprints of U.S. industrial plants
- scientific secrets, papers, and patents
- U.S. treasury plates for printing paper currency
- vast amounts of materials, equipment, vehicles, aircraft, ships, and foodstuffs
- vast amounts of consumer goods, contrary to the Lend-Lease law
- vast amounts of equipment and supplies to be used after World War II to build USSR’s industries, contrary to the Lend-Lease law
- and much, much moreThis was done not by accident nor by espionage, but as a matter of policy and high priority under the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as administered by the Lend-Lease program run by Harry Hopkins.This book also shows:
- U.S. military personnel were assigned to the United Nations three years beforethe United Nations was created!
- Soviet agents were freely allowed in and out of the United States without visas.The following is an accurate reproduction of the text of the original book. This Overview was added as well as two items that are invaluable for reference and improved comprehension:
- Listing of Key Players