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Rare letters from Albert Einstein, including criticism of Chamberlain, to be auctioned

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Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:10 am

A series of letters from the famed German-Jewish physicist Albert Einstein, including criticism of the infamous 1938 Munich Agreement forged by former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, are set to be auctioned off in Los Angeles on Aug. 24.

In the Munich Agreement letter, which Einstein penned 10 days after Chamberlain signed the fateful pact, allowing Nazi Germany to annex Czechoslovakia, Einstein described the naïveté of Chamberlain to his friend Michele Besso, a Swiss-Italian engineer credited on Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity.

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