Eric Hobsbawm: Hilde’s Two Husbands
25 August 2011
Show More Scientist Spies: A Memoir of My Three Parents and the Atom Bomb by Paul Broda.
Troubador, 333 pp., £17.50, April 2011, 978 1 84876 607 5Show More
“... married, who passed information to the Soviets on the atom-bomb project between 1942 and 1945: Berti, or Engelbert Egon August Ernst Broda, and Alan Nunn May, who was sentenced to ten years for it. Broda, who probably had the longer record of relations with Moscow, was never tried though seen as heavily suspect by the British security services. As it happens, I knew or met all three as well ...”