2 Aug 1939

  • Prince Morihiro was transferred back to Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • In a letter written by Leó Szilárd and signed by Albert Einstein, the two physicists urged US President Franklin Roosevelt to allocate funding for atomic weapons research. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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