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The M Room

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 17 December 2012

How exiles from the Nazis helped British intelligence listen in on German prisoners-of-war.

Ninety-three-year-old Fritz Lustig, a refugee from Nazi Germany, is one of the last surviving members of the secret "M Room".

He helped glean vital information from German POWs about Hitler's war machine.

Photo: Sgt Fritz Lustig, circa 1942 (courtesy of Lustig family)

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