by Jack Le Moine
At the end of the war the captured German scientists who worked on the Nazi nuclear program were in a house in Britain. The British thoroughly bugged the house and recorded the Germans’ discussions. This article reports on the highlights of those discussions.
“I believe the reason we didn’t do it was because all the physicists didn’t want to do it, on principle. If we had all wanted Germany to win the war we would have succeeded,” Weizsäcker argued.