2 Aug 1939

Japan
  • Prince Morihiro was transferred back to Japan. ww2dbase [Morihiro | CPC]
United States
  • In a letter written by Le√≥ Szil√°rd and signed by Albert Einstein, the two physicists urged US President Franklin Roosevelt to allocate funding for atomic weapons research. ww2dbase [Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Aug 1939
Letter to president Roosevelt drafted by physicist Leó Szilárd with assistance from Edward Teller and Eugene Wigner and then signed by Albert Einstein urging the development of nuclear energy, 2 Aug 1939, page 1 of 2Letter to president Roosevelt drafted by physicist Leó Szilárd with assistance from Edward Teller and Eugene Wigner and then signed by Albert Einstein urging the development of nuclear energy, 2 Aug 1939, page 2 of 2

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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