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Conflict of Duty: The U.S. Navy's Intelligence Dilemma, 1919-1945
Conflict of Duty: The U.S. Navy's Intelligence Dilemma, 1919-1945
By Jeffrey M. Dorwart
U.S. Naval Institute, 1983, 262 pp

This sequel to the author's book on the early years of the Office of Naval Intelligence focuses on the dilemma of whether the Office should go snuffling after alleged domestic subversives (it did) or concentrate on gathering and evaluating information concerning the naval capacity of other nations (which it did, but not well).