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Naval History and Heritage Command

Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Major General John J. Pershing, U.S.A., Commander, American Expeditionary Forces

DEPARTMENT CABLES # 3615.

                    8 copies.

April 4th, 1918 MJK.

Amnavpar Paris.1                               1815

     O-1                     SX

24D.

1815. For General Pershing. Ref. Your cable of 2 April.2 I have never been informed in any way as to agreements under which troops were to be carried. I have twice requested information from Navy Department but was informed in each case that matter was being handled by the War Department. 1815 01004

Sims.         

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: This cable was sent via the U.S. naval staff at Paris for Pershing.

Footnote 2: See: Henry P. McCain to Pershing, 3 April 1918.

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