Albert Einstein letter
1938 October 10
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of Dr. Sidney Davidson In memory of Johanna Neumann
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.
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