Myfanwy Pritchard-Roberts worked in Rhydymwyn, Wales as a laboratory assistant in the Tube Alloys program, the British mission to create the nuclear bomb. In this interview Roberts not only explores life within Great Britain’s secret city, but also touches on what it was like to live during World War II. She discusses rationing and the tensions it created with the people she worked and lived with, as well as the experience of being away from her family for an extended amount of time. Roberts also recounts the overalls she had to wear to work each day, as well as her assignments and the other people she encountered within the laboratories.
In this interview, General Groves talks about his upbringing, his extended family and genealogy, and life with his siblings and parents. He discusses his early childhood, including living at Vancouver Barracks, and his father’s time in the Army. He explains his family’s influence on his life and career.