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Document for April 24th:
Letter from Secretary of War Henry Stimson to President Harry S. Truman, April 24, 1945.


Letter from Secretary of War Henry Stimson to President Harry S. Truman, April 24, 1945

Letter from Secretary of War Henry Stimson to President Harry S. Truman, April 24, 1945; Confidential File, Truman Papers; Harry S. Truman Presidential Library; National Archives.

In this once secret letter to President Harry S. Truman, Secretary of War Henry Stimson requested an urgent meeting to discuss the Manhattan Project, the all-out effort by the Federal Government to build an atomic bomb during World War II.
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