Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Action Copy.                            File No.

Cablegram Received July <27, 1918,> 09326 MJK1

Origin Opnav Washington.           Ser. No. 9127

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Date

ACTION, NOTES and INITIALS.

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July 28

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31 ADR         CONFIDENTIAL.

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9127.     Our 8972.2 Department desires that reinforcements to British or other allied nations be made as a complete unit such as a division or a squadron with one of our own officers in charge that unit. This is particularly desirable from a disciplinary standpoint.     06027 9127

Benson.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date is confirmed by time/date stamp.

Footnote 1: Initials of the transcriber.

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