Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Truman Library Photographs
Printer-Friendly VersionOrder This Image

Inscription from President Truman about Atomic Bomb on Back of Photo

Accession Number: 62-769a

Inscription from President Truman about Atomic Bomb on Back of Photo

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: On the back of the photo of President Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin at the Potsdam Conference, Truman wrote the following: "This is the place I told Stalin about the Atom Bomb, which was exploded July 16, 1945 in New Mexico. He didn't realize what I was talking about! HST".
Date: July 17, 1945
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Atomic bomb; Autographs; Potsdam Conference, 1945
HST Keywords: Atom Bomb - Reference To; Truman - Autograph - Actual Handwriting
People Pictured:  
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

Note: If you use this image, rights assessment and attribution are your responsibility.

Credit: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.

Attention media: Please make note of this item's accession number. Print out this page and retain it for your permissions records before downloading this image file for possible publication. Library staff cannot sign permissions forms or provide additional paperwork. The Library charges no usage fees for downloaded images.