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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 2

Caption     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 2 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseFranklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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