Nathan Safferstein, counterintelligence agent on World War II Manhattan Project, dies in NYC

tags: World War II, New York City, Manhattan Project



Nathan Safferstein, a counterintelligence agent on the Manhattan Project to build the atomic bomb during World War II, died Tuesday night at his home in the Bronx after a long illness, his family said.

He was 92.

The genial native of Bridgeport, Conn., was barely 21 when circumstances suddenly propelled him from his job as a supermarket manager into the stealth world of a special agent....



 



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