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S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Red Army under Soviet Marshal Grigori Zhukov were headed for an early linkup. Kammler had been monitoring the narrowing gap very closely, ever since March. The pending linkup was also very much in the minds of Eisenhower and Hitler. Both had regularly scanned the marked-up battle maps in their headquarters, pinpointing the day-by-day, hour-to-hour movements of the two vast armies. Apart from their obvious opposing interests, they were both mindful of the possibility that the linkup might flare into a bloody clash, as had occurred when German troops first came into contact with their former allies, the Soviets, before Hitler invaded Russia in 1941.
Educated but anti-American Matsuoka, more ideologically pro-German than most of his Cabinet colleagues, was completely under Hitler's spell, but shared Cabinet concern over the friendship pact Hitler had concluded with Stalin three weeks after the outbreak of World War II in September 1939. The main purpose of Matsuoka's mission to Berlin was to assess the extent of Germany's mastery of Europe by side visits to Moscow and Rome, and to learn when the much heralded invasion of Britain was likely to begin.
3 The possibility that the crates did in fact contain ura-nium-235 is not discounted by experts. Unknown to Allied scientists, the Germans had been able to build up a sizeable stockpile of U-235 and had held up to two tons, as well as two tons of heavy water. In 1945, a senior German nuclear scientist pretended that the entire stockpile was no greater than a walnut-sized piece of uranium. S. A-bomb effort was getting underway. S. nuclear scientists, Japan's cyclotrones were destroyed by un-briefed invading American troops.
Blunder! : how the U.S. gave away Nazi supersecrets to Russia by Tom Agoston