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Farm Hall, Godmanchester

History of Farm Hall

After VE Day, ten German scientists who had been working on the development of atomic weapons were brought to England. They were to be isolated so that no notion of an atomic weapon would leak out. They were housed at Farm Hall, a property owned by MI6.


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