The U.S. War Department borrowed 14,000 tons of government silver in its drive to make the world's first atomic bomb.
The decline from democracy to tyranny is both a natural and inevitable one.
That’s amazing. It’s actually quite extraordinary that we had 400,000 1000 ounce bars available. I guess we owe something to the silver lobby!
I did not know that the Treasury actually got back more silver than was loaned to the Manhattan Project, even though there were of course some losses. Interest paid in physical silver!
That is an excellent article. Great detail and project definition. Cheers, RickO
Interesting article. Thanks for sharing it.