Brabble: Spies, lies and hairdryers - How a single mum became a double agent in Cold War Australia

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August 4, 2020

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Spies, lies and hairdryers - How a single mum became a double agent in Cold War Australia

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In the 1950s a romantic proposition from a Russian diplomat transformed Kay Marshall from an admin worker into one of Australia’s most important double agents. It was the beginning of a four-year intelligence operation which revealed that there was more going on at the Soviet Embassy than met the eye.

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