Innocent Man: An accused Marine spy is freed

An accused Marine spy is freed

Before he was arrested on espionage charges last March, Marine Corporal Arnold Bracy told investigators a story that shook the U.S. diplomatic and national- security communities. Bracy, a guard at the U.S. embassy in Moscow, confessed to serving as a lookout while another guard, Sergeant Clayton Lonetree, escorted KGB spies through the embassy. The ensuing scandal led to calls for Secretary of State George Shultz to cancel a scheduled visit to Moscow. Lonetree and Bracy, who had allegedly been seduced into spying by Soviet women, were carted off to the brig at the Quantico, Va., Marine base to await court-martial proceedings.


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