Espionage Files: WW2 British General Bernard Law Montgomery was Best Man at Philby’s Wedding


Things I didn’t know: When St. John Philby got married in India in 1910, his best man was Bernard Law Montgomery.

The Philby marriage of course produced H.A.R. “Kim” Philby, the greatest traitor of the 20th century.

From the same book, Anthony Cave Brown’s biography of Sir Stewart Menzies, I learned the old World War II headquarters for British intelligence stood on or near the land where there was a house in which Milton began writing “Paradise Lost.”

Read the Original Article at Foreign Policy