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Albert Einstein leaves America...
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March 19, 1933
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 19, 1933
* Albert Einstein goes back to Europe
* Escaping Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein Answers Barrage Of Questions Ere Sailing" with subhead. (see) He would go back to Europe for a short time before coming back to America to escape persecution by the Nazis.
Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.
wikipedia notes: While at American universities in early 1933, he undertook his third two-month visiting professorship at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. He and his wife Elsa returned to Belgium by ship in March, and during the trip they learned that their cottage was raided by the Nazis and his personal sailboat confiscated. Upon landing in Antwerp on 28 March, he immediately went to the German consulate and turned in his passport, formally renouncing his German citizenship. A few years later, the Nazis sold his boat and turned his cottage into a Hitler Youth camp.
Category: The 20th Century