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Enemy Calls Use of Atomic Bomb
Violation of International Law
PeopleOutdoorsWere Seared
To Death, Falling Buildings
Killed Others, Radio Says
Russia has declared war cn Japar, President
Truman told a hastily summoned news confer
ence at 3 p.m.
Seated at his desk at the White House after
newsmen had been brought from all parts of the
Capital by call from Secretary Charles G. Ross,
the President said quietly:
“I have only a simple announcement to make.”
He then explained that it was too important to
withhold for a regular press conference and
then added:
“Russia has just declared war on Japan.”
By the Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8.—Hiroshima is completely:
destroyed and the dead are too numerous to be counted,!
the Tokyo radio declared today. It claimed that use of
the atomic bomb was a violation of international law.
Practically all living things—human and animal—were
‘'literally seared to death” by the new weapon loosed:
against the industrial and military city Monday, an enemy j
broadcast to America monitored by the Federal Communi-!
cations Commission admitted.
In a later broadcast to Europe in French, Tokyo referred to
Hiroshima as an “open city,” although it was known to be a
quartermaster depot and important garrison town. It branded
“attack by such means against open towns and defenseless citi
zens unforgivable actions.”
The newspaper Asahi Shimbun appealed to the people to re
main calm under the “inhuman” bombing and “pledge to fight
through until the last.” The editorial declared the Japanese
mind had been “trained for just such an occasion as this.”
Burned Alive by High Temperature.
The enemy radio quoted “authorized quarters in Tokyo” as
contending that international law forbids belligerent nations
“unlimited choice in the means by which to destroy their
“The destructive power of this new bomb spreads over a large
area,” the Tokyo radio said. “People who were outdoors * * *
were burned alive by high temperature while those who were
indoors were crushed by falling buildings.”
Premier Suzuki called an emergency meeting of the cabinet
in his home to /study a report of the damage. Vice ministers and
councillors also were called into the meeting, at which Japan’s
Domei agency said Histasune Sekomizu, chief cabinet secretary,
made a report of the raid.
Sekomizu also reported on “progress being made in organiza
tion” by the people’s volunteer corps, which is scheduled for de
fense in case of invasion.
All Tokyo morning newspapers admitted grave concern over
the Hiroshima bombing. The London Daily Mail said its listening
post heard a broadcast order for Japanese to evacuate big cities.
The Tokyo radio finally referred to the bomb as “atomic’ but
that phrase was not used in domestic broadcasts.
Japs Unable to Identify Casualties. I
The terrible effect of the bomb was revealed in the statement
that relief workers were unable to even distinguish the dead from
the injured, much less identify either.
Hiroshima was left in “disastrous ruin” with houses and build
ings crushed, Tokyo reported. It added that authorities could
. not establish the extent of civilian casualties and had “their hands
full giving every available relief possible under the circumstances.”
Destruction was so heavy that even emergency medical facil
ities were burned out and relief squads were rushed from surround
ing districts, the broadcast disclosed.
The text of the Tokyo English-language broadcast, beamed
to American listeners:
“With the gradual restoration of order following the disastrous
ruin that struck the city of Hiroshima in the wake of the enemy’s
new type of bomb on Monday morning, the authorities are still
unable to obtain a definite checkup on the extent of the casualties
Sustained by the civilian population.
“Medical relief agencies that were rushed from the neighbor
ing districts were unable to distinguish, much less identify, the
dead from the injured.
Burned Beyond Recognition.
“The impact of the bomb was so terriffic that practically all
living things, human and animals, were literally seared to death
by the tremendous heat and pressure engendered by the blast.
All of the dead and injured were burned beyond recognition.
“With houses and buildings crushed, including the emergency
medical facilities, the authorities are having their hands full
in giving every available relief possible under the circumstances.
“The effect of the bomb was widespread. Those outdoors
burned to death while those indoors were killed by the indescrib
able pressure and heat.”
Es tile Associated Press.
The Tokyo radio quoted a Japanese commentator today as
saying that the methods the United States is employing in.the
war against Japan have exceeded in “horrible cruelty” the atroci
ties perpetrated by Genghis Khan in India and Afghanistan.
“The present form of indiscriminate bombing by the American
* Air Force upon Japanese cities are unlike Japan’s careful and
thoughtful methods of air raids on Shanghai and Nanking,” said
the commentator, indentified by the broadcast as Toyohiko Ka
gawa, “a noted religious leader.”
The fact that America has adopted such methods shows that
she “already is morally defeated,” added the broadcast, which
was recorded by the Associated Press.
Old Jap Thesis Reiterated.
Kagawa reiterated the old Japanese thesis that Japan is
fighting only for the “liberation of the Asiatic race,” and declared:
, “If America has not lost the spirit of Washington and Lincoln,
her leaders will see the cruel futility of this war against Japan.”
Kagawa’s statement, which the broadcast said was printed
today in the Nippon Times, ended on this note:
“If America’s policy, as weU as that of Japan, goes back to
the spirit of Washington and Lincoln, there is sufficient ground
for America and Japan to be reconciled—to give freedom to
to liberate the Philippines, to cut the iron chain of India and to
give independence to Indonesia.
“Think, America; stop and think."
B-29s Ready for
New Assaults,
Spaatz Warns
By the Associated Press.
GUAM, Aug. 8.—One American
Super Fortress, dropping one
atomic bomb, “completely de
stroyed” 60 per cent of Hiro
shima, important Japanese mili
tary base—and Gen. Carl A.
Spaatz warned today that more
B-29s are ready to drop more of
the world’s most destructive
explosive on Japanese cities.
The Strategic Air Forces com
mander said 4.1 square miles of
Hiroshima's built-up area of 6.9
square miles were wiped out. Five
military targets were destroyed by
the one bomb. The communique did
not identify them.
Gen. Spaatz based his communique
on photographs from the sky. They
showed the heart of the city
thoroughly devastated.
Harbor Area Barely Touched.
Reconnaissance disclosed that the
harbor area of Hiroshima—which
has a population of about 343,000—
was barely touched by the tremen
dous blast. But the concussion, or
fire effect, was so overpowering else
where that several firebreaks and
seven streams—one stream was about
three city blocks wide—failed to stop
the flames.
The high-flying camera planes
circled Hiroshima a few hours after
Monday’s attack and found only two
small fires still burning. The re
mainder of the city appeared turned
to ashes. The lens caught photo
graphic proof that one bomb, small
enough to be carried by any Ameri
can bomber or fighter plane packs
more death and destruction than
thousands of tons of ordinary fire
and demolition bombs, t
Japs Caurht Unprepared.
The city, which will go down in
history as the testing ground for
man’s most awful weapon, was un
prepared tor such a swift, crushing
blow. The Japanese had prepared
their defense well against Super
Forts and fire bombs, but they were
as nothing against the atom.
Tightly congested Hiroshima had
a . population roughly midway be
tween that of Denver and Seattle,
respectively 322,412 and 368,302 in
1940. But Denver covers 58.7 square
miles and Seattle 80.7 square miles.
Physically the destroyed area ap
proximated that of Bayonne, N. J„
an industrial seaport with a popu
lation of but 79,198 in 1940.
In the heart of the city, a few
concrete structures remain standing,
like bleak sentinels over a scene of
ruin. They are believed to be air
raid shelters. Although they were
not destroyed, photographs indicate
they were burned out.
Two small fires were burning when
the photographs were taken in the
afternoon. The bomb was dropped
at 9:15 am. Japanese time (8:15
p.m. Sunday, Washington time).
White Plume of Smoke.
An expert at Strategic Air Force
headquarters said there was no com
parison between the fire caused by
the atomic bomb and normal con
flagrations. When Yokohama was
burned by incendiaries, he said, it
looked as if smoke pots were burn
ing throughout the city. At Hiro
shima a white plume of smoke rose
thousands of feet into the air.
Crewmen of the B-29 which dropped
the bomb said it rose 40,000 feet.
At the base of this high-necked
mushroom was a cloudlike accumu
lation which was believed to be
dust blown into the air by the
tremendous concussion. Similar dust
clouds were created in Europe by
British four-ton bombs.
The high plume of smoke'which
rose immediately after the bomb
ing was likened to the smoke ef
fect from explosion of an ammuni
tion ship.
In that one, swift, devastating
strike the B-29, piloted by Col. Paul
W. Tibbets, jr„ wrought as great
damage as normally is inflicted by a
large force of the sky giants. Col.
Tibbets’ Super Fort, 10 miles from
the scene and several miles high,
(See HIROSHIMA, Page A-2.)
Iran Reports British
And Reds Will Leave
By the Associated Press.
TEHERAN, Aug. 8.—The Iranian
Foreign Ministry declared today that
one of the decisions of the Potsdam
Conference was that “British and
Russian forces should be withdrawn
from Teheran at once."
The Foreign Ministry said it was
informed of the decision by the
British Embassy and added it ex
pected the withdrawal from Teheran
to start soon as a preliminary to
departure of all Allied troops from
American troops have been leav
ing Iran since July 31, when the
Persian Gulf Command’s work was
declared “successfully completed.”
All American troop6 are expected
to be out of the country by Sep
tember X,
Truman to Make
Potsdam Report
Tomorrow Night
Speech to Be Carried
On All Radio Chains;
Bomb Study Started
By J. A. FOX.
President Truman will report
to the Nation on the Potsdam
Conference at 10 p.m. tomorrow
in a 30-minute speech over all
radio networks and presumably
short-waved to the world.
Arrangements for the President
to give an accounting of his meet
ing with the heads of the British
and Russian governments were an
nounced by Press Secretary Charles
G. Ross today as the Chief Execu
tive marked his return to the White
House by plunging into a study of
the campaign to drive Japan into
submission with the new atomic
Secretary of War Stimson spent
a half hour with the President and
told newsmen when he left that he
had given Mr. Truman further re
ports on the bombing of Hiroshima.
“But I can’t tell you what they
were," he added.
Mr. Stimson would not discuss the
President's reaction to the latest
Calling List to Be Curtailed.
Secretary of State Byrnes, who
returned with the President last
night, also was on the calling list
which Mr, Truman plans to hold
to a minimum for the next few days
to enable him to catch up with the
paper Work that accumulated dur
ing his absence from Washington.
Mr. Ross said the President’s
speech tomorrow night would am
plify some of the points of the
Potsdam communique of last Thurs
day. In response to a question, Mr.
Ross said he “shouldn’t wonder” if
the President planned to go further
than did the communique in dis
cussing the war with Japan. The
Potsdam declaration carried no di
rect reference to the war in the
Pacific, mentioning merely “military
discussions” were held by the chiefs
of staff.
He said he thought Mr. Truman
would have something to say on
the atomic bomb, but that he did
not expect him to go into extensive
detail, because he thought the story
of the missile had been pretty well
Silent on New Ultimatum.
Nor could Mr. Ross throw any
light on reports that Mr. Truman
contemplated a new ultimatum to
The press secretary also told re
porters that he did not know when
the President had decided to use the
new bomb in strength against
Mr. Ross said he expected the
President would have a news con
ference Monday or Tuesday and
added that he had wanted to delay
his meeting with the press until he
had had a chance to acquaint the
Nation with more details of the
Potsdam meeting.
The President will meet with his
full cabinet Friday.
Early Victory Sighted.
As the President landed at New
port News late yesterday, after an
Atlantic crossing that set a record
for cruiser travel, he expressed the
conviction that the destruction j
(Continued on Page A-5, Column 1.)
4 Powers Sign Accord
On War Crime Trials
By the Associated Press.
LONDON, Aug. 8.—Britain,
Prance, Russia and the United
States today signed an agreement
setting up the machinery for the
trial of Germany’s arch war crim
inals before an international mili
tary tribunal.
Details of the plan were with
held from publication until 5 p.m.,'
Eastern war time, under an ar
rangement for its simultaneous re
lease here, in Paris, Moscow and
Washington, although news photog
raphers were summoned to the cere
monial signing and the London
Evening Standard printed a picture
of the event.
Persons in close contact with the
conference, however, previously
have reported that the master plan
for the trial of the arch criminals
would follow closely the proposals
outlined by Supreme Court Justice
Jackson, chief prosecutor for the
United States.
Under Justice Jackson’s plan, the
first mass trial of major criminals
would be held before a military
tribunal with the indictment based
mainly on the contention that the
waging of aggressive war consti
tutes an international crime.
The document was signed as it
was disclosed that top-ranking
Nasis, held as prisoners of war at
Mondorf, Luxembourg, and else
where, would be moved soon to the
Nuernberg jail, where they will lose
their status as prisoners of war and
be held as civil criminals.
Ill nil HUl^T^ —i nr 11UMr
t Those Scientists
$1,516,906,150 UNRRA Levy
Recommended by Lehman
Winter Ahead in Europe One of Grimmest
In History, Relief Director Says
b} the Associated Press.
LONDON, Aug. 8.—A new
UNRRA levy of $1,516,906,150 on
participating nations was rec
ommended today by Herbert H.
Lehman, director general of the
relief organization, with the
warning that the winter ahead
may be "one of the grimmest in
The recommended levy is exclu
sive of a Russian request for $700,
Solemnly Mr, Lehman told the
delegates of 43 member nations that
the UNRRA would have only $175,
000,000 uncommitted by the end of
the year, and declared that unless
contributing countries supplement'
their aid "the name of the United
Nations will be a mockery in Europe
this winter."
Of the original total of $1,862,687,
398 pledged to finance UNRRA’S
activities, the United States author
ized expenditure of 72 per cent. There
was no change proposed in the plan
for financing, so presumably Con
gress would be asked to appropriate
the same proportion of the new
“We stand before the crisis,” Mr.
(See UNRRA, Page A^3J~
Army Denies Reports
Of Lasting Lethal Rays
From Atomic Bombs
Dr. Jacobson Disclaims
Story of 70-Year Term
Of Radioactive Death
By the Associated Press.
The War Department today
denied published reports that
areas devastated by the atomic
bomb will continue for years to
react with death-dealing radio
In a statment, the department
quoted Dr. J. R. Oppenheimer, head
of this phase of the atomic research,
as saying “there is every reason to
believe that there was no appreciable
radio activity on the ground at Hiro
shima and what little there was
decayed very rapidly.”
Published reports had quoted Dr.
Harold Jacobson of Columbia Uni
versity, one of those who partici
pated in the atomic research work,
as saying the bombed area in Japan
might cause death for persons enter
ing the area for a period of 70 years.
(In New York, Dr. Jacobson
said an article carried by the
International News Service under
his byline was not written by
him and that he would issue a
statement later in the day. The
INS however, said the article
definitely was Dr. Jacobson’s
<xne article saia tne terrific
force of the explosion irradiates
every piece of matter in the area
and persons entering this area
would become infected with sec
ondary radiations'which breaks
up the red corpuscles in the
blood. This prevents the body
from assimilating oxygen, which
means those exposed would die
in the same way as lukemia
One of the initial War Depart
ment announcements on the bomb’s
discovery, describing an experiment
with the bomb in July in New Mex
ico, said "to examine the nature of
the crater” caused by the explosion
“specially equipped tanks were
wheeled into the area” so scientists
could see what had happened.
The War Department made this
statement on the published story:
"In response to inquiries from the
press regarding news stories appear
ing in this morning’s newspapers
based on an interview with Dr. Har
old Jacobson, the War Department
today issued this statement:
“In the opinion of the most com
petent experts who have been study
ing all phases of the effects of the
bomb for a number of years, there
is no basis for the speculation with
respect to radioactivity.
“Dr. J. R. Oppennilmer, the head
of this phase of work, when asked
for his views said: ‘Based on all of
our experimental work and study,
and on the results of the tests in
New Mexico, there is every reason
to believe that there was no appre
ciable radioactivity on the ground
at Hiroshima and what little there
was decayed very rapidly.’"
Growing B-29 Fleet
Hits Japs Third Day;
3d Fleet Moves Up
Yawata, Tokyo Arsenal,
Aircraft Factory and
Chemical Center Blasted
Ey the Associated Press.
GUAM, Aug. 8.—The growing
fleet of Super Fortresses struck
for the third straight day today
wifch multiple blows landing on
the Japanese Empire at Yawata,
the Tokyo arsenal, the Nakajima
aircraft factory just outside
Tokyo and the chemical center
of Fukuyama.
The B-29s hit with mounting
fury as Admiral Halsey’s mighty
3d Fleet returned to Japanese
waters for new attacks after avoid
ing a typhoon—the only force able to
interrupt its savage bombardment
of the home islands.
Explaining the last week's silence
on the fleet’s movements, the Navy
said Halsey’s vessels had moved to
safe waters to avoid a threatening
typhoon such as struck them June 5.
, Beginning with a daylight raid on
Yawata, the “Pittsburgh of Japan,”
four groups of Super Fortresses cas
caded destruction down on the home
islands, the last raid striking Fuku
yama just before midnight. Prob
ably 400 B-29s, some with fighter
escort, participated in the raids.
Forewarned of Attack.
Fukuyama, 42 miles north of Kure
on Honshu and one of the cities
forewarned of its doom, was the
target of 100 B-29s Of Brig. Gen.
Roger M. Ramey’s Tinian-based
58th Wing.
The incendiaries hit a square mile
industrial area containing among
important industries the Imperial
Dye Works, the Kawanishi aircraft
factory and the Mitsubishi Elec
tric Co.
A flight of 225 fighter escorted
B-29s assaulted Yawata with 1,500
tons of demolition bombs, starting
huge fires in the great Northwestern
Kyushu steel center.
Aircraft Plant Blasted.
Fifty other Super Fortresses
smashed for the 12th time at the
great Nakajima aircraft plant,
which once turned out 75 per cent
of Japan’s combat engines. When
heavy weather closed over the plant
another small group turned from
that target to plaster the Tokyo
arsenal with heavy demolition
Returning pilots reported encoun
tering heavy flak over both the
arsenal and tire aircraft plant, but
of seeing no enemy planes. Both
Objectives were bombed visually
without announced results.
Other B-29s mined the entrances
to the important harbors of Shi
monoseki, Mausuru and Sakai on
Honshu and Rashin on Northern
Still more of the Super Forts
moved closer to Japan for new
strikes as the first of the giants
(See SUPER FORTS, Page A-3.)
Petain Paid Agents
Giving RAF Tips on
Nazis, Witness Says
Gen. Bergeret Declares
Marshal Approved Plans
To Resume Fighting
By the Associated Press.
PARIS, Aug 8.—Gen. Jean
Bergeret, former Vichy air min
ister, testified today that French
secret agents' furnished the RAF
with details of German air force
activities and were paid from a
budget set up by Marshal Petain
now on trial for his life.
“Petain gave me the necessary
funds in secret,’’ said the defense
witness on this 15th day of the mar
shal’s trial on charges of intelligence
with the enemy and plotting against
the security of Prance.
uergerei saia tne Germans in
1941 demanded air bases in Syria in
the Middle East and asked French
fighters to defend Paris, but “Petain
refused both demands and, because
of him, they never were carried
He said French forces were re
organized in secret after the armis
tice to resume the fight against Ger
many, adding:
“Marshal Petain knew and ap
proved all of this.” .
Had 980 Planes Ready.
"When I left the Air Ministry in
April, 1942, we had 54 aerial groups
complete and ready for action,”
Bergeret said. “The air force was
composed of 980 planes all together.
* * • But we never had any mem
ber of the air force on active service
with the Germans.”
He said Petain personally retired
two French air generals who clam
ored for collaboration.
The witness said that because of
his work, financed and sanctioned
by Petain, 27 French air groups to
taling 19,000 men returned to the
war against Germany in its final
Admits Giving Decorations.
On cross-examination, Bergeret
said he had decorated French flyers
who fought against the British in
Syria when he went to Beyrouth
June 17, 1941. He said Petain at
that time was “very embarrassed”
(See FETAIN, Page A-4.)
'Four of Five' Are Studied
For Court Post, Ross Says
President Truman has “four or
five names under consideration" for
the Supreme Court vacancy created
last month by the resignation of
Associate Justice Owen Roberts,
Press Secretary Charles G. Ross
said today.
He said he did not expect the
appointment would be made in the
“immediate future” and then added,
“not within three or four days."
There have been reports that Mr.
Truman planned to name a Re
publican to succeed Justice Roberts,
but Mr. Ross said he knew nothing
about the President’s intentions.
Justice Roberts, who was ap
pointed IS years ago, was the last
Republican named to the tribunal.
Chief Justice Stone is now the lone
Republican on the court.
Senator Hatch, Democrat, of New
Mexico, who was a White House
visitor today, told newsmen he had
called to renew his recommenda
tion that the court post go to Sen
ator Austin, Republican, of Ver
mont. Senator Hatch declined to
discuss the President's reaction to
this suggestion.
Record Diver Suffocates
STOCKHOLM, Aug. 8 (A5).—Arne
Zetterstrom, 27, holder of the world
depp-sea diving record, suffocated
yesterday while ascending from a
160-meter (176-yard) dive which
would have broken his old record
of 112 meters set in December, 1944.
A mishap with the diving apparatus
caused his death. He was a Swed
ish Navy diver.
Austria Severed
From Reich by
Big 4 Powers
Pre-1938 Frontiers
Restored; Joint Rule
Setup Is Prepared
The United States, Great Brit
ain, Russia and France today
proclaimed their determination
to separate Austria completely
from Germany and set up joint
control machinery to prepare for
establishment of a “freely elect
ed” Austrian government.
Austria was restored to the fron
tiers that existed before its forced
absorption into the Reich in 1938.
A joint statement said the coun
try has been divided into four zones
of military occupation, as has
Vienna, its capital. Each of the
four participating Allied countries
will have a military commissioner
exercising supreme authority in
each zone. The four commissioners
will constitute an Allied Council for
co-ordination of the control of Aus
tria as a whole.
Renner Regime to Continue.
The provisional government of Dr.
Karl Renner, which came into be
ing in Vienna with the permission
of the Russian occupation forces
that liberated Austria, but never
has oeen recognized by the Allies,
is being allowed to continue under
Allied supervision.
One of the principal tasks of the
Allied control authorities, accord
ing to a summary of the joint agree
ment made public by the State De
partment, will be to "secure the
establishment as soon as possible of
a central Austrian administrative
Officials here said this Austrian
administration presumably would be
the Renner government, which does
not yet have the facilities to ad
minister the entire country.
"As soon as departments of a
central Austrian administration are
in a position to operate satisfac
torily,” the announcement said,
"they will be directed to assufne
their respective functions as re
gards Austria as a whole, and will
fulfill them under the control of the
| Allied occupation.”
Soviet Plan Studied.
The Soviet government submitted
to the recent Big Three Potsdam
Conference a proposal for immedi
ate extension of the Renner gov
ernment’s authority to all of Austria,
which the American and British
governments agreed to examine after
entry of their occupation forces into
American occupation forces are
expected to move into their zone of
Austria within a few days. It is the
northwestern zone, consisting of the
province of Salzburg and that part
of the province of Upper Austria on
the right bank of the Danube.
The division of the country and
• Continued on Page A-ll, Col. 2.)
Truman Signs Charter,
Completing Action
The United States today became
the first nation to complete action
necessary to bring the United Na
tions Organization into force when
President Truman signed the Senate
document ratifying #ie Charter to
which the representatives of 50 na
tions subscribed at San Francisco.
The signing took place in a five
minute ceremony at the White
House. Secretary of State Byrnes
first affixed his signature to the
historic one-page document and
then the President signed, using
three pens which will serve as sou
venirs of the occasion.
Attached to the instrument of rat
ification are the text of the Charter
and the statute for the World Court.
The documents will be deposited
in the archives of the State Depart
ment where similar documents from
other nations later will have a
Four of five smaller powers also
have ratified the Charter, but their
instruments of ratification have not
yet reached the State Department
and for that reason the United
States gets the honor of being the
first nation to complete the pre
The Charter was ratified by the
Senate on July 28.
Late Bulletin
Griffs Buy Kreevich
ST. LOUIS UP).—Mike Kree
vich, 35-year-old outfielder
and a regular on the St Louis
Browns’ pennant team of last
season, today was sold on
waivers to the Washington
Senators. He batted .301 last
Another Overseas Star
Is Available Today
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of The Star is available today
at both The Star office and
the Victory Bond booth in
Lansburgh’s Department Store.
Copies are free, with en
velopes for mailing, blit the
edition is strictly limited.
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