Ruth Ive

Ruth Ive was censor for the transatlantic telephone link during the Second World War. After the war she worked as a journalist, married and had two sons. She lives in London.
Extraordinary War Stories
Rosemary Bailey’s book, Love and War in the French Pyrenees, offers an emotional history underlying the bitter facts of wartime in the Pyrenees and the unspoken secrets of the french Resistance. The only way Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt could communicate was via a top secret transatlantic telephone link. All other Atlantic telephone cables had been disconnected to prevent the Germans intercepting information. Ruth Ive, then a young stenographer working in the Ministry ...