100 years ago today….

Today marks an important milestone in the history of U.S. foreign intelligence. On Feb. 21, 1920, Marguerite Harrison, the nation’s first female foreign intelligence officer, arrived in Moscow to take up her mission for the U.S. Military Intelligence Division. Posing as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun and the Associated Press, she set about gathering information to determine the viability of the Bolshevik regime and the whereabouts of Americans imprisoned by the Reds.

Marguerite Harrison

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