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Albert Einstein letter

Document | Accession Number: 2017.331.1

Letter hand-written in German by Albert Einstein datelined Princeton, October 10, 1938, addressed to his friend Dr. Michele Besso in Berne, Switzerland. In the letter, Einstein describes his attempts to help European Jews by issuing affidavits, his frustration over the fact that he can no longer issue affidavits for fear of endangering ones still pending, and his helplessness to further assist the Jews. He also discusses Hitler’s political and military actions taking place in Europe.

Date
1938 October 10  (creation)
Language
German
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-04-09 14:16:27
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