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Truman's handwriting on the back of a Potsdam photograph describing telling Stalin about the atomic bomb

63-1456-46A (untitled)
Accession Number
63-1456-46A
8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
HST Keywords
Atom bomb; Truman - Autographs - Photograph signed - Authentic sign.; Truman - Potsdam - General file
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Description
Harry S. Truman's handwriting on the back of a photograph of the Potsdam Conference area, accession number 63-1456-46: "In which I tell Stalin we expect to drop the most powerful explosive ever made on the Japanese. He smiled and said he appreciated my telling him--but he did not know what I was talking about--the Atomic Bomb! HST". See also 62-769 and 769A for negatives." From Potsdam album, 1945
Date(s)
July 19, 1945